Working in mysterious ways with his Zooid quintet, Henry Threadgill offers another installment of ingenuity on ‘In For a Penny, In For a Pound.’
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‘Close as You Get,’ released this week in May 2007, was your standard-issue Gary Moore blues record. Meaning, it was very, very good.
UK acid-jazz masters Incognito have quickly issued a soulful groover to help UNICEF provide aid for the children of earthquake-stricken Nepal.
As one of the final artistic statements by the multi-talented Bob Belden, Animation’s ‘Transparent Heart’ stands as a fitting coda to a rich career.
Here is the world premiere of the title track from the Royal Southern Brotherhood’s new album, ‘Don’t Look Back.’ The RSB train rolls on.
Here is a review of the Steve Gadd Band’s ’70 Strong’ – which, just as the title states, shows Gadd going as strong as ever at age 70.
Here is a review of John Patitucci’s guitar-dominant quartet’s debut, ‘Brooklyn,’ a freshly cast reconnect back to the bass extraordinaire’s roots.
Here is an advance stream from Guapo’s upcoming ‘Obscure Knowledge,’ a heavy, groove-minded edit from the first movement.
Here is an advance stream from Rob Mazurek / Exploding Star Orchestra’s upcoming ‘Galactic Parables: Volume 1,’ an early ’70s-styled rock/jazz orgy.
Inserting Toshimaru Nakamura into the mix doesn’t transform Many Arms, it amplifies their punk ethos/free jazz spirit instead.