Archive for August 16th, 2013

On Second Thought: Will Lee – Love, Gratitude and Other Distractions (2013)

I once read that the great acoustic bassist Ray Brown had appeared on more records than any other jazz sideman. If Will Lee doesn’t hold that distinction among electric bassists, than I’m at a loss as to who that might be.

The Hickoids – Hairy Chafin’ Ape Suit (2013)

This long-promised long player from the Hickoids has taken on a kind of mythical quality over the last quarter century or so. Hairy Chafin’ Ape Suit delivers on every broken promise

The Friday Morning Listen: Art Ensemble Of Chicago – Live In Paris (1969)

So my friend Bob says to me, “You ever accidentally buy an album that you already owned?” Yes!

Lorraine Feather – Attachments (2013)

It stands to reason that jazz singer Lorraine Feather’s latest record would make hay out of the idea of connectivity. She is, after all, one of the most candidly original vocalists going