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The New Album From Mario Costa And A Dip Into The Archive

Read "The New Album From Mario Costa And A Dip Into The Archive" reviewed by Bob Osborne

On this show new cutting edge jazz together with classic and contemporary sounds from the archives.

The featured album is the latest release on Clean Feed from Portuguese drummer Mario Costa playing live at the 26th Festival de Jazz na Praca da Erva, in Viana do Castelo, Portugal, in July 2017, along with French ...

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ScoLoHoFo: Oh!

Read "Oh!" reviewed by Terrell Kent Holmes

There's nothing more enjoyable than listening to a jazz album which features talented musicians who put their egos on pause, making stimulating and challenging music without stepping on each other's notes. Each member of this group brings the music to its fullest fruition with confidence and expertise, while at the same time giving the others room ...

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ScoLoHoFo: Oh!

Read "Oh!" reviewed by Jim Santella

With Oh!, John Scofield, Joe Lovano, Dave Holland and Al Foster provide a firm look at the state of straight-ahead jazz. Each of the four leaders contributes equally as performer, composer, and arranger. The result simmers consistently with a buoyant spirit which inspires celebration. We can certainly toast the quartet’s anniversaries: ScoLoHoFo was formed in the ...

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ScoLoHoFo: OH!

Read "OH!" reviewed by AAJ Staff

There's no mistaking the potential of the lineup on OH! It's the sort of superstar quartet that should make most jazz fans tremble--and cynical reviewers cringe. I'll admit I fell into the latter category. Too many all-star groups have made one-off records that fall into the "solid" category without shooting any higher. The era of Blue ...

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ScoLoHoFo: OH!

Read "OH!" reviewed by Paul Abella

When I first picked up the new ScoLoHoFo album, OH!, the first thing I thought of, strangely enough, were, other artists who I was glad weren't on the album. Paul Motian for one, because then the album could have been called “ScoLoHoMo,” which would have been incredibly un-PC; or if Foster and Motian were both involved, ...