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Joe Henderson on Milestone

Read "Joe Henderson on Milestone" reviewed by Bob Osborne

This week we feature a trio of Joe Henderson cuts from the late '60s-early '70s, showing his transition from the mainstream to the electric, plus another teaser from the Rubberband album by Miles Davis and a mixed bag of new and old releases.

Playlist Miles Davis “Paradise (feat. Medina Johnson)" from Rubberband (Warner ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Brända broar: Röjer På Vinden

Read "Röjer På Vinden" reviewed by Dave Wayne

After gigging around their native Sweden for a few years, Brända Broar (Burnt Bridges) have finally issued their first album, Röjer På Vinden on Anders Ahlén's tiny Signal and Sound label. An EP-length vinyl-only audiophile quality 45-rpm album limited to 300 copies, Röjer På Vinden (literally “Delays in the Attic") is another powerful musical statement from ...

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Kvintetten Som Sprängdes: Svänger Så Det Svartnar

Read "Svänger Så Det Svartnar" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

The sophomore release of Swedish quintet Kvintetten Som Sprängdes (The Quintet That Blew Up in English), after Järnet! (Found you Recordings, 2012) features a band with a mature, highly personal sound. The quintet's concise, articulate compositions by its founder, Gothenburg-based saxophonist Niklas Persson, stress dynamic and nuanced narratives, characterized by brief, surprisingly creative free improvisations and ...

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Kvintetten Som Sprängdes: Järnet!

Read "Järnet!" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Järnet!--the limited edition (300), vinyl-only debut of Gothenburg, Sweden-based Kvintetten Som Sprängdes (The Quintet That Blew Up)--features a unique musical language. Led by Niklas Persson, the saxophonist's compositions reference modern and free jazz heroes from both sides of the Atlantic--including saxophonist Ornette Coleman, reed multi-instrumentalists Eric Dolphy, Anthony Braxton and Evan Parker, and Swedish hero, saxophonist ...