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Origami Harvest

This might be the golden age for jazz string writing.

Where once violins were drizzled over arrangements like semi-classical ganache, albums like Vijay Iyer’s Mutations…


  • Live At IBeam

    A wonderfully wild, moody, collaborative and improvisational set by Spanish composer Eva Novoa’s Ditmas Quartet was…

  • Soul Station

    There’s a natural desire for jazz artists to follow in the footsteps of their musical ancestors. But is the goal to…

  • Facing Dragons

    Facing Dragons is a promise that tomorrow’s jazz is in good hands. Most of the players on this session are quite…

  • The Monk: Live At Bimhuis

    Setting Thelonious Monk’s music in a big band format is nothing new. But when composer/arranger Miho Hazama was…

  • Hollywood Africans

    As bandleader and comic sidekick on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Jon Batiste appears nightly before an audience…

  • New York Stories

    Trust Judy Niemack to banish blues, blahs and social despair. Sounding fresh as her debut with Warne Marsh in 1978,…

  • Lean On Me

    Ever since José James emerged on the scene, he’s struck a shaky alliance with jazz. For every tribute he’ll do,…

  • Maroon Cloud

    Flutist Nicole Mitchell attaches at least three meanings to the title of her new disc. One reference is to the dark…

  • Christian McBride’s New Jawn

    The word “jawn”— a fresh new phenomenon—is familiar argot to Christian McBride, a Philadelphia native. And when…

  • Science Fair

    We listen to music because we want to be startled and assured at the same time­—to hear something striking and then…

  • Sunward Bound

    The frequent references to yoga in the notes that accompany pianist Art Hirahara’s fourth outing on Posi-Tone belie…

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November 2018
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