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Monday, October 15, 2018
Thelonious Monk - Monk (Gearbox Records, 2018)
The story behind this wonderful live album is almost too good to be true: It was recorded by the Danish Broadcasting Corporation in 1963 a...
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Jon Irabagon - Dr. Quixotic's Traveling Exotics (Irabbagast Records, 2018)
Recorded while touring South America, the great jazz iconoclast Jon Irabagon sticks to tenor saxophone on this album of his own original c...
Friday, October 12, 2018
Wayne Shorter - Emanon (Blue Note, 2018)
Wayne Shorter’s career encompasses the breadth of modern jazz, whether through his associations with Art Blakey, Miles Davis and Weather R...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Akira Sakata / Simon Nabatov / Takashi Seo / Darren Moore - Not Seeing Is a Flower (Leo Records, 2018)
According to Google, In Japan, the phrase "not seeing is a flower" means things will never be as you imagine, so you're bett...
Monday, October 08, 2018
Brian Marsella Trio - Outspoken: The Music of the Legendary Hasaan (Tzadik, 2018)
Hasaan Ibn Ali was born in Philadelphia in 1931, and became a legend on that scene, playing with all the post bop era stars as they came t...
Friday, October 05, 2018
Ivo Perelman and Rudi Mahall - Kindred Spirits (Leo Records, 2018)
Recorded at Parkwest studios in Brooklyn during June of 2018, this is a matchup of two heavyweights from the free jazz/improvisation realm...
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
New York All-Stars - Burnin' In London (Ubuntu Records, 2018)
New York All-Stars are a seriously talented mainstream jazz group featuring Eric Alexander on tenor saxophone, Harold Mabern on piano, Dar...
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