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It’s All About Latin

The making of a great jazz album is an exercise in balance, akin to cooking a gourmet dish. Too many ingredients and the food becomes unpalatable; too few, and the dish becomes…
  • Antenna

    If Cuban pianist David Virelles’ ECM leader debut, Mbókò, was a fire, then Antenna is its smoke. Both albums employ…
  • The African Nubian Suite

    Scholarship has been implicit in Randy Weston’s music from the get-go. From rhythmic inspiration to melodic…
  • Unlimited 1

    Kenny Burrell is the last of the generation directly influenced by guitarist Charlie Christian, whose brief career…
  • Bring Joy

    It’s been almost a dozen years since the release of Chicago-based pianist Jo Ann Daugherty’s excellent sophomore…
  • Uprising

    Miles Mosley can coax more sounds out of his upright bass than the average Joe with a tool- box full of gadgets can…
  • Shores Against Silence

    Liberated from the jazz underground where a tape of it has circulated for nearly 25 years, Patrick Zimmerli’s…
  • New Tomorrow

    Reedist Shawn Maxwell has won fans with a handful of provocative albums that helped make him an exciting figure on the…
  • Of The Night

    Taking Wayne Shorter’s compositions as inspirations rather than floor plans, Michael Musillami stretches guitar…
  • Slip Away

    Easy listening in the best sense, vocalist-guitarist Mark Murphy’s sophisticated and catchy Slip Away blends expert…
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August 2017
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