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Araminta

Although not credited in its title, this well-established New York trio’s latest album boasts a major collaborator. When crackling trumpet tendrils spike between the heavily…
  • Jazz, Vol. 1

    If the truism holds that Jerome Kern’s timeless standard “All The Things You Are” is a prime test of a jazz…
  • Jazz Loves Disney

    Walt Disney isn’t the first celebrity you think of when you hear the word jazz, but he was a lifelong fan of the…
  • Half Moon: Live In New York

    Vocalist Shank and pianist Geoffrey Keezer are both masterful musicians, and they don’t waste any time getting down…
  • Look For The Silver Lining

    Los Angeles jazz guitarist Peter Kavanaugh operates in the tradition of such thoughtful plectrists as Jim Hall, Kenny…
  • Blooming Tall Phlox

    On Blooming Tall Phlox, an evocative and slow-burning album that mixes jazz and classical music with an experimental…
  • Instead

    A question comes to mind just seconds into the first cut on Ben Rosenblum’s debut album: Which came first, the music…
  • Got Soul

    Pedal steel guitar player Robert Randolph grew up playing Sacred Steel, an African-American style of music that came…
  • Over The Rainbow

    Most of Over The Rainbow was recorded live in Spain, the pianist’s home country. This may account in part for Chano…
  • Sensations Of Tone

    The name of this album derives from a 19th-century text on acoustics, but it also puts one of Ellery Eskelin’s…
  • An Ancient Observer

    There’s no such thing as the “same old, same old” with Tigran Hamasyan.

    The Armenian-American pianist’s last…

  • Planetary Prince

    In 2015, Kamasi Washington, the powerful saxophonist who brought the West Coast Get Down to critical attention,…
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January 2018
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