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Yimba Rudo: Yimba Rudo

Read "Yimba Rudo" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

The phrase “Yimba Rudo" means “Sing Love" in Zimbabwe's Shona language. It is also the name of this trio which brings together musicians from three different worlds. Vibraphonist Kevin Norton is a respected figure in the avant jazz sphere who has worked with the likes of Anthony Braxton and Paul Dunmall. Bassist Steve LaSpina is a ...

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Jim Pugliese: Live @ Issue Project Room NYC

Read "Live @ Issue Project Room NYC" reviewed by Francis Lo Kee

In the tradition of raucously creative Downtown NYC jazz-rock bands like Curlew and Naked City, Jim Pugliese's Phase III burns with passion that is both musical and conceptually bold and is a great working band, not just a thrown-together collection of accomplished soloists. Yet these are not mere AABA compositions nor are they played to display ...