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Dan McClenaghan's Best Releases Of 2016

Read "Dan McClenaghan's Best Releases Of 2016" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

The music keeps moving forward, evolving to higher levels. My search for the best jazz recordings of 2016 led me to these marvelous CDs.

Wadada Leo Smith
America's National Parks
Cuneiform Records

Trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith has attempted in, the new millennium, to create his magnum opus. He may have succeeded ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Allison Adams Tucker: WANDERlust

Read "WANDERlust" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Many modern-day jazz vocalists have been known to touchdown in a few different locales over the course of an album, but few to none get their passports stamped in as many places as Allison Adams Tucker does on the aptly named WANDERlust. Tucker brings her multilingual brilliance and cultural savvy to the fore during this expertly ...

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Danny Green And His Trio In Five California Shows – April 7-26

Danny Green And His Trio In Five California Shows – April 7-26

Pianist/composer Danny Green and his trio—featuring bassist Justin Grinnell and drummer Julien Cantelm— perform in five California cities as part of a ten-city tour celebrating their new OA2 recording Altered Narratives. Upcoming Tour Thurs., 4/7 at Café Pink House, 14577 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA
Also featuring guest saxophonist Harvey Wainapel
Two sets: 8 p.m. and 9:30 ...

Danny Green Trio: Altered Narratives

Read "Altered Narratives" reviewed by Mark Corroto

The old adage, that you know you're a jazz musician when you realize that there are actually two 9 o'clocks in a day, has been replaced with the revelation that jazz is a musical omnivore. It can consume every style of music from classical to pop as sustenance for a performance. Pianist Danny Green's proves that ...

Danny Green Trio: Altered Narratives

Read "Altered Narratives" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Pianist Danny Green took a big step up in the piano trio rankings with 2014's After The Calm (OA2 Records). The San Diego-based group focused in on a distinctive and beautiful set of Green originals and recorded them with a continuity of mood and an ebullient brio--like three guys who knew what they were doing in ...

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Danny Green Trio: After the Calm

Read "After the Calm" reviewed by Edward Blanco

San Diego-based pianist/composer and educator Danny Green polishes off his third album as leader with the exceptional After the Calm offering ten outstanding original compositions of the mainstream contemporary nature blending a bit of the aggressive groove with a good portion of intimate jazz ballads and just a touch of Brazil for good measure and variety. ...

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Danny Green Trio: After the Calm

Read "After the Calm" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

San Diego-based pianist Danny Green's 2012 CD release, A Thousand Ways Home (Tapestry Records) was too much of a good thing. A lot of fine music, but the album as a whole was over the edge on the shuffle in-and-out guest artistic slots for those who prefer a more focused and cohesive recording.

After ...

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Danny Green: A Thousand Ways Home

Read "A Thousand Ways Home" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Danny Green delivers his second album as leader with A Thousand Ways Home mirroring the same design he employed for his impressive debut With You In Mind (Alante, 2008). With a strong affinity for Brazilian, classical and jazz music, the San Diego pianist touched upon each of the genres in his first recording and continues his ...

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Danny Green Wins Best Jazz Album in 2009 San Diego Music Awards

With You In Mind, Green's Debut Solo Release, named “Best Jazz Album of the Year" by the San Diego Music Foundation San Diego, CA -- San Diego-based independent record label, Pacific Coast Jazz (PCJ), is proud to report its artist, Danny Green, won “Best Jazz Album of the Year" from the San Diego Music Foundation in ...

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Danny Green "With You in Mind" CD Release Party at Anthology

Danny Green "With You in Mind" CD Release Party at Anthology

With You In Mind Considered A Brilliant Musical Statement San Diego, CA - Called “a brilliant musical statement” by jazz critics nationally, pianist Danny Green celebrates his debut release, With You In Mind and brings his unique blend of jazz and world music rhythms music to Anthology on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 7:30 PM. The band ...