An unheard archival recording from Charlie Haden and Jim Hall is even better than expected – and that’s saying a whole lot.
‘Magic’ finds Sergio Mendes crossing boundaries once again with an album that will appeal to multiple generations.
Guitarist Marty Walsh shows he has the total package on a new album called ‘The Total Plan.’
Form And Mess thrives on the extreme limits of rock and jazz.
This goes much farther out than the celebrated rock music of its time.
‘The Signal’ is bold, personal and completely lucid audio art from Elizabeth Shepherd. It wouldn’t be overstating it at all to assert that this is the most important vocal jazz record of 2014.
She explores this turbulently resonant tale with a South African guest vocalist.
Leading by example, Wadada Leo Smith inspired Saft, Morris and Pandi to reach even deeper into themselves as well. Group improv like you’ve never heard it before.
Anchored by a cool-cat groove, this ropes together swing, jazz, and pop.
There is no small amount of blasphemy going on here.