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The Unstoppable James Brandon Lewis

Read "The Unstoppable James Brandon Lewis" reviewed by Eric Gudas


Tenor saxophonist, composer, and writer James Brandon Lewis is driven by a restlessness that makes him one of his generation's standout players of, and thinkers about jazz. Although he was voted Rising Star Tenor Saxophonist in the 2020 DownBeat Magazine International Critic's Poll, most might say, after listening to his recent releases, that his star has ...

Article: Album Review

William Parker Organ Quartet: Uncle Joe's Spirit House

Read "Uncle Joe's Spirit House" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff


Aunt Carrie Lee Edwards e Uncle Joe, due nomi come tanti altri nell'America dei problemi razziali, del sogno americano irraggiungibile, dell'arte del guadagnarsi la vita con il duro lavoro, la fatica ed il sudore, dei legami famigliari mantenuti saldi a fronte di difficoltà enormi ed enormi sacrifici. A questi parenti ultranovantenni che hanno appena festeggiato i ...

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William Parker Organ Quartet: Uncle Joe's Spirit House

Read "Uncle Joe's Spirit House" reviewed by Lyn Horton


Defining his direction is one recognizable talent that composer/musician William Parker constantly demonstrates, though not in so many words; but within his art, the direction is clear as day. The musicians he chooses to fulfill his intentions are also exactly whom he needs, for he understands how they operate to blend in joyous confluence that is ...

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William Parker Organ Quartet: Uncle Joe's Spirit House

Read "Uncle Joe's Spirit House" reviewed by Troy Collins


Renowned in avant-garde jazz circles for his steadfast leadership, bassist, composer and bandleader William Parker's all-encompassing artistry has long been influenced by a variety of sources, both abstract and concrete. Though mysticism and spirituality play a hand in his expansive aesthetic, so do earthly concerns like social justice and family. Uncle Joe's Spirit House, the debut ...


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