Music and More
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Monday, August 20, 2018
Abbey Rader West Coast Quartet - Second Gathering (ABRAY Productions, 2018)
Melding by bebop, loft jazz, and free improvisation, percussionist Abbey Rader has played and taught around the world, combining his love ...
Friday, August 17, 2018
Mia Dyberg Trio - Ticket! (Clean Feed, 2018)
Danish alto saxophonist Mia Dyberg is a bracing and exciting musician who uses the influence of William Burroughs to create a memorable an...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
JD Allen - Love Stone (Savant, 2018)
After a well regarded series of exploratory jazz albums in the trio format, tenor saxophonist JD Allen switches to a new project, a quarte...
Monday, August 13, 2018
Matt Lavelle and Reggie Sylvester - Retrograde (ESP-Disk, 2018)
Matt Lavelle on trumpet, fluegelhorn and alto clarinet and Reggie Sylvester on drums have been active in the NYC avant garde jazz scene fo...
Sunday, August 12, 2018
Kenny Burrell - Five Original Albums (Blue Note, 2018)
This budget five disc collection covers some of the highlights from the early recording career of the legendary jazz guitarist Kenny Burre...
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Steve Coleman and Five Elements - Live At The Village Vanguard Vol. 1 The Embedded Sets (Pi-Recordings, 2018)
The Village Vanguard in New York has been the host of some of the most momentous live jazz recordings from the likes of John Coltrane and ...
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Golia / Kaiser / Moses / Smith / Walter - Astral Plane Crash (Balance Point Acoustics, 2018)
This album is an exciting and very interesting collaboration between Vinny Golia on saxophones, clarinet and flute, Henry Kaiser on guitar...
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