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The Bathtub And The Sea

The title track on The Bathtub And The Sea feels more orchestral, and then more indie folk, than anything expected of a jazz album. Legato brass offer a tone that’s given room…


  • A Meeting Of Spirits

    Originally released in 2006, shortly before he joined John McLaughlin’s 4th Dimension Band, this second of Gary…

  • Nat “King” Cole & Me

    In his 20-year prime, riding high on the popular music charts, Nat “King” Cole was a sophisticated crooner—smooth…

  • Storytelling

    A three-part title piece is the central improvisation of this concert, recorded at eater Gütersloh in Germany. English…

  • Float Upstream

    The jazz standard may be the most renewable resource in popular culture. Even though some of these tunes have been in…

  • Get Up And Go

    I’m not even done listening to this album—three tracks to go as I write this—yet already I’m giving Get Up And…

  • Layers Of The City

    Bassist and composer Ben Allison’s brief but sweet second album with his Think Free quintet, Layers Of The City,…

  • Embrace

    The idea of a bunch of standards and jazz oldies played by a crusty veteran trombonist with gal singer and drum-less…

  • Sing House

    Violinist Jason Kao Hwang’s group Sing House makes its recording debut as a unit on this eponymous album. The band…

  • Combinations

    Bassist Gerald Cannon makes his long-awaited return with Combinations, his second effort as leader. He has hardly been…

  • Common Ground

    For his 10th recording as a leader, baritone saxophonist B.J. Jansen is joined on the front line by trombonist Delfeayo…

  • June

    The fact that this album was recorded live in concert performance only underlines the breadth of its daring and…

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January 2019
Eric Dolphy
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