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Freebird

Anxious to avoid the dreaded sophomore slump, some groups try to play down expectations. If anything, for its second album, Walking Distance doubled down on an album featuring…


  • Trickster

    Steve Coleman’s sonic language and M-Base puzzle logic underscore this artful blend of counterpoint and groove.…

  • Glare Of The Tiger

    New York percussionist Adam Rudolph formed Moving Pictures in 1991, devoting the group to the interface between global…

  • Dance Of Time

    Pianist-singer Eliane Elias has been looking back to her Brazilian roots in recent years. Two years ago, she and…

  • Sabiduría

    In the publicity materials for Sabiduría, maestro Eddie Palmieri’s 80th birthday gift to his public, Ropeadope…

  • Transitions

    The veteran guitarist, whose penchant for crisply executed, intricate stop-time lines has served him well in the bands…

  • The Music Of John Lewis

    The latest release on Blue Engine, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra imprint, is devoted to interpretations of nine…

  • Mount Royal

    They come from different backgrounds, Julian Lage having established himself in jazz and Chris Eldridge in progressive…

  • Oceans Of Vows

    Longtime fans of drummer and percussionist Alex Cline shouldn’t be surprised at his long-form musical meditation on…

  • Transparent Water

    Transparent Water marks the first full-blown encounter between Cuban pianist Omar Sosa and Senegalese kora player…

  • Conversations

    Dutch bassist Joris Teepe and American saxophonist Don Braden have been having a musical conversation for the past…

  • Tales & Tones

    What a difference a bass player makes.

    Troy Roberts’ last album, 2015’s Secret Rhymes, made an impressive case for…

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November 2018
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