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Mark de Clive-Lowe: Live at the Blue Whale

Read "Live at the Blue Whale" reviewed by Phillip Woolever

This fine, four-song EP provides testimonial insight to de Clive-Lowe's influences and inspiration, through three cover songs and one extended original piece recorded at a Los Angeles club during March of last year.

Contrasting some of de Clive-Lowe's more recent beat-based techno projects this is primarily and predominately a jazz record, and quite an ...

Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures: Glare of the Tiger

Read "Glare of the Tiger" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Back in the late 1960s/early 70s, maybe we weren't ready for it. The Beatles explored psychedelia and Indian music, as did a plugged-in Miles Davis. Then came John McLaughlin's Shakti, Don Cherry, Yusef Lateef, and Joe Zawinul's Weather Report, to name a few heads of state. The music they played, which now might be filed under ...


Chip Wickham: La Sombra

Read "La Sombra" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Twenty-five years into his career as a professional musician, saxophonist and flautist Chip Wickham has released his solo debut. La Sombra, recorded in Madrid with three excellent musicians from that city's jazz scene, is gorgeous.

Wickham hails from Manchester, in north-west England. The area is home to some distinctive musicians, most notably trumpeter Matthew ...


Handmade Blade: Aram Bajakian's Dolphy Formations

Read "Aram Bajakian's Dolphy Formations" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Guitarist Aram Bajakian has always played music that made things happen, whether it was with his contributions to Lou Reed's band, or Diana Krall's, or on his work on Tzadik Records, or his own self produced CD, 2016's superb Music Inspired By The Color of Pomegranate, an unofficial alternative soundtrack to the Russian movie of the ...


Mark Dresser Seven: Sedimental You

Read "Sedimental You" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

In the early stages of his career, bassist/composer Mark Dresser was working with the likes of Anthony Braxton, Marilyn Crispell, and Gerry Hemingway. His long track record of working in composition and improvisation has made him one of the most respected artists in creative music. On Sedimental You, Dresser surrounds himself with a top tier ensemble ...


Aram Bajakian: Music Inspired by the Color of Pomegranates

Read "Music Inspired by the Color of Pomegranates" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

Aram Bajakian è un chitarrista assai eclettico, già accompagnatore di Lou Reed nei suoi ultimi tour, poi con Diana Krall, ma allo stesso tempo membro del gruppo Abraxas, due album con la Tzadik di John Zorn, e collabora con Marc Ribot e Yusef Lateef, Mat Maneri e Frank London, Nels Cline e lo stesso Zorn. Bajakian ...

Mark Fox Quartet +: Three Octaves Above The Sun

Read "Three Octaves Above The Sun" reviewed by James Nadal

Making the decision to disconnect from music for over a decade has brought saxophonist Mark Fox an invigorating sense of motivation and inspiration, evident on Three Octaves Above The Sun. Committed to a personal spiritual quest, Fox's music is a hybrid of post-bop, progressive, African and transcendental, with intentional homage to those masters who determined the ...

Danish Radio Big Band: A Good Time Was Had By All

Read "A Good Time Was Had By All" reviewed by Jack Bowers

To mark its fiftieth anniversary in 2014, the Danish Radio Big Band produced a wide-ranging six-CD set encompassing highlights from the years 1964-2014 while spotlighting a number of well-known guest artists from the U.S. and elsewhere. The band is heard in studio and in concert, at home and abroad, and is sometimes referred to as the ...


Mark Fox - Tenor Titan - Unleashes New Release!

Mark Fox - Tenor Titan - Unleashes New Release!

Tenor Titan Unleashes New Release!
Three Octaves Above the Sun
Cherry Sound Records- July 2016 Performed With Archie Shepp To George Clinton!
Expect The Unexpected... Mark Fox, tenor & soprano saxophone, flute, and kamal ngoni (Malian harp) player, bandleader, composer and recording artist has participated for almost ...

I 10 CD nel CD-Player di... Daniel Freedman

Read "I 10 CD nel CD-Player di... Daniel Freedman" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

01.Yusef Lateef -Into Something (Riverside-1961).
Elvin Jones e Barry Harris formano un'accoppiata magica. Yusef suona con il cuore, come sempre. Non mi stanco mai di ascoltare questo disco.

02. Aphex Twin -Syro (Warp-2014).
Strati infiniti di suoni e di idee. E ad ogni ascolto sento cose nuove. Come diavolo riescono a ...

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