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ARTICLE: RADIO

Tomasz Dabrowski, Thumbscrew and other new releases

Read "Tomasz Dabrowski, Thumbscrew and other new releases" reviewed by Maurice Hogue

Back in January 2018, for all intents and purposes, Cuneiform Records shut down most of their operation. A total reassessment of their position in the industry and the state of the industry itself were scheduled. Would they be back or not? Lo and behold, some months later they returned and we have to thank Mary Halvorson, ...

John Swana: Bright Moments

Read "Bright Moments" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Simply put, this album is so listenable and stood out so noticeably among the many CDs I've been spinning for myself recently, that I thought All About Jazz readers ought to know about it. I first heard then trumpeter John Swana a decade or more ago when he jammed at pianist Tom Lawton's memorable long-term gig ...

Josephine Livoti: Bright Moments

Read "Bright Moments" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

For her debut album, singer Josephine Livoti brings some positive factors to the table include a very effective piano trio, a few very interesting choices of tunes and an animated style. Unfortunately, she also provides some uneven vocals that contribute to the overall impression of this album.

. Livoti begins promisingly with a vocal ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Bright Moments: Return of the Lost Tribe

Read "Return of the Lost Tribe" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Bright Moments is a quintet comprised of members of Chicago’s avant–garde Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), and Return of the Lost Tribe nods obliquely toward the “lost Hebrew tribes” of antiquity, although there seem to be no overt references to this, even in the largely opaque recitation on “Kudus.” While I’d heard the ...