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A billboard outside the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport advises travelers to report "Suspicious Activity," a phrase which typifies the "paranoid security-conscious society in which we're now living," says The Bad Plus bassist Reid Anderson. Struck by the advisory, drummer David King found in it the perfect title for the new Bad Plus album and the perfect metaphor for the group's new music. "There is a sound in the middle of the three of us that is The Bad Plus," says David. On Suspicious Activity?, the group's third album for Columbia Records, that sound moves and grows in fantastic new directions, testing limits of what an acoustic bass-piano-drums trio can accomplish and what genuinely new music can actually sound like. Pianist Ethan Iverson observes, "Our concept is far removed from the traditional roles of our instrumentation

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Bologna Jazz Festival 2023

Read "Bologna Jazz Festival 2023" reviewed by Libero Farnè


Bologna Jazz Festival 2023 Bologna, Forlì, Ferrara, Modena Varie sedi 3--27.11.2023 Ron Carter, Bill Frisell, Steve Coleman, The Bad Plus, Bill Carrothers, Hiromi, Samara Joy, Joey Calderazzo, Greg Osby, David Kikoski, Mark Guiliana, James Brandon Lewis, Sullivan Fortner, Kassa Overall, Mononeon, Chris Potter, John Scofield, Eric Alexander, Vincent Herring... Bisogna ammettere ...

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San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2023

Read "San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2023" reviewed by Walter Atkins


César Chávez Square San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2023 San Jose, CA August 11-13 2023 This year's 2023 edition of the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest was a magnificent presentation of different musical genres, ranging from local to international artists. Each day of SJZSF 2023 offered a robust and extensively varied ...

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Orrin Evans: The Red Door

Read "The Red Door" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic


A most generous craftsman, composer and bandleader, pianist Orrin Evans never fails to bring out the best of whoever he chooses to create with. The Red Door is gratefully, and gracefully, no exception to that rule. Whatever musical setting Evans chooses to practice his sinewy, r'n'b inflected post-bop in--sideman, big band, trio, quartet, duo, ...

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Orrin Evans: The Red Door

Read "The Red Door" reviewed by Dave Linn


Orrin Evans released his debut album for quintet, “Justin Time," in 1996, at the age of 21. Over the next 25 years, Evans released over 20 albums in all shapes and sizes. From trio to standard ensembles to large bands and big bands, Evans' history included a ten-year stint as a member of the Mingus Big ...

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Article: Record Label Profile

Edition Records: A Guide To The First Fifteen Years

Read "Edition Records: A Guide To The First Fifteen Years" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Edition Records celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2023. The label founded in Cardiff in 2008 by keyboardist Dave Stapleton has come a long way in that time. Initially conceived of as a means to release his own music and that of his friends, Edition Records went from being a cottage industry to a position as one ...

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Dave Stapleton: Moving Edition Records With The Horizon

Read "Dave Stapleton:  Moving Edition Records With The Horizon" reviewed by Ian Patterson


The old market town of Newbury lies an hour or so from London, on the edge of the chalky Berkshire Downs. Like any 1,000-year-old English settlement, it has seen its fair share of history, but it is probably best known for its 200-year-old horse-racing course. Or perhaps Greenham Common holds that distinction. The WWII air force ...

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Big Ears Festival 2023

Read "Big Ears Festival 2023" reviewed by Mark Sullivan


Big Ears Festival Knoxville, Tennesse March 30-April 2, 2023 The second full edition after the pandemic found the Big Ears Festival still growing in attendance. Organizers responded by increasing the number of venues, including new ones like the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and ones that had not been used for some time, ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Steve Tintweiss, Chad Taylor Trio & Dan Rosenboom

Read "Steve Tintweiss, Chad Taylor Trio & Dan Rosenboom" reviewed by Maurice Hogue


This episode touches on current releases from artists like Chad Taylor, Dan Rosenboom, English drummer Tom Skinner, French free jazz saxophonist Roland Devocelle, Swiss saxophonist Christoph Irniger with the Swiss Jazz Orchestra and Germany's AAAPUZ, but it also takes a look back to the earlier free jazz scene of the 70s in New York with music ...

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New music from Carlos Jimenez, Nino Josele with Chick Corea plus Herbie Hancock

Read "New music from Carlos Jimenez, Nino Josele with Chick Corea plus Herbie Hancock" reviewed by Len Davis


New music from flautist Carlos Jimenez, Nino Josele with Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock with Hits and Rarities, Miles Davis from What it Is: Montreal 1983 and Melbourne guitarist Jack Pantazis with Because of Her. Playlist Carlos Jimenez “Dreams of Brazil" from Woods (CJMartinete Musicl) 00:00 {Nino Josele-Chick Corea “Galaxias" from Galaxias (Beatclap) 05:45 Herbie ...


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