‘To Duke’ is a madly clever tribute to Duke Ellington from the Matthew Shipp Trio.
‘Red Kite,’ the debut album by the London-based trio of Colin Webster, Andrew Lisle and Alex Ward, unfolds as an exercise in brilliant extremes.
Ben Wolfe’s Posi-Tone debut ‘The Whisperer’ is supple, solid mainstream jazz full of quality Wolfe originals and strong support from his backing band.
The Leslie Johnson Project finds this formidable Texas talent making passionate, funky and forward-leaning music firmly rooted in jazz and funk.
Take a pre-war jazz era-inspired journey with this Jane Monheit-sung exclusive advance stream from the new album by Sasha’s Bloc.
‘Jeremiah’ is the jazziest Jon Ludbom and Big Five Chord album yet but none of the Big Five Chord edge gets diminished in the process. The adventures continue with the same vigor and ingenuity as before.
‘Welcome to Earth’ features three different bands, a sextet and two trios, with composer, arranger and drummer Jerry Kalaf’s melodic sense at the heart of everything.
Aaron Comess takes on a John Coltrane classic in this exclusive advance stream from his forthcoming scorcher of an album, ‘Aaron Comess Quintet.’
Here is a review of ‘Bird Calls,’ a creative tribute by alto sax great Rudresh Mahanthappa to his primary inspiration Charlie Parker.
Gilad Atzmon and his Orient House Ensemble have been busy in their musical kitchen, cooking up a delightful menu. Time to dig in!