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After lending his considerable trumpet chops to an array of luminaries’ work, including Ray Charles, Ray Barretto and Frank Sinatra, 52-year-old John Bailey emerges as a solo…


  • 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…

  • Presence

    Back in the aughts, I’d take New York house-guests from out of town to hear the Mingus Big Band’s regular weekly…

  • The Window

    Cécile McLorin Salvant might have been weaned on the great jazz singers, but the vocalist on this sophisticated and…

  • Open Fields

    Israel-born flutist and composer Hadar Noiberg’s expressive finesse moves through sharply defined, well-crafted and…

  • It’s Alright With Three

    Listeners might find themselves reminded of flugelhornist John Raymond’s trio Real Feels when listening to…

  • Shadow Train

    Vocalist Sachal Vasandani works hard to sound as relaxed as he does. Certainly, there’s a natural element to his…

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November 2018
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