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Sunday, June 17, 2018
Thumbscrew - Theirs (Cuneiform, 2018)
This is the second album released this spring by the excellent modern jazz trio Thumbscrew. The band is made up of Tomas Fujiwara on drums...
Friday, June 15, 2018
Thumbscrew - Ours (Cuneiform, 2018)
This is a double dose of good news with the excellent trio Thumbscrew consisting of Tomas Fujiwara on drums, Mary Halvorson on electric gu...
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Angles 3 - Parede (Clean Feed, 2018)
Angles 3 is the stripped down trio version of the great medium sized modern jazz bands Angles 8 and Angles 9 who have put out some of the ...
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Dave Holland - Uncharted Territories (Dare2, 2018)
The great bassist and composer Dave Holland may be best known from the compelling mainstream quintets he has lead, and by his early associ...
Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog - YRU Still Here? (Northern Spy, 2018)
Guitarist and songwriter Marc Ribot acts as the conscious of social justice within the modern music community, with his passionate avocati...
Friday, June 08, 2018
Joshua Redman - Still Dreaming (Nonesuch, 2018)
Saxophonist and composer Joshua Redman is joined by Brian Blade on drums and percussion, Scott Colley on bass and Ron Miles on trumpet for...
Thursday, June 07, 2018
The Thing - Again (Trost Records, 2018)
The legendary free jazz powerhouse called The Thing consists of Mats Gustafsson on tenor and baritone saxophones, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten o...
Monday, June 04, 2018
Marty Ehrlich with John Hebert and Nasheet Waits - Trio Exaltation (Clean Feed, 2018)
It appears that Clean Feed Records is focusing on trio recordings during this release cycle, and this session is a high quality one, featu...
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