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Illegal Moves

The cover of Sunwatchers’ Illegal Moves depicts a radicalized Kool-Aid Man pushing back against a murderers’ row of iconic conservative bogeymen, from Nixon to Thatcher to Ted…


  • Polyphony

    Sprawling double live albums aren’t exactly a dime a dozen. The bulk of such large-scale recordings usually are…

  • Featuring Mike Stern

    Fusion isn’t dead, it’s just not at the center of the jazz world. Europe and Scandinavia still are welcome stomping…

  • Æ

    Scandinavian drummer Anton Eger is a veteran sideman for Django Bates and Marius Neset, as well as a member of the…

  • Blue Nights

    Trumpeter Itamar Borochov has spent years exploring creative convergences of jazz and music connected to his upbringing…

  • First Fruit

    Several of the tracks on New York saxophonist Jordan Pettay’s debut, First Fruit, are reimagined medium-tempo hymns.…

  • Surrender

    To a great degree, Oslo-based saxophonist Bendik Giske’s debut, Surrender, is one of those experiments that’s more…

  • Unhesitating

    When a session features Georg Graewe at the piano bench, certain words must be banished from one’s vocabulary. He…

  • Dialectical Imagination

    In his heady liner notes for Dialectical Imagination, drummer Rob Pumpelly explores the idea of achieving “aesthetic…

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