Jazz

Nolatet – No Revenge Necessary (2018)

Nolatet – No Revenge Necessary (2018)

With ‘No Revenge Necessary,’ Nolatet once again come up with something that defies categorization outside the very broad confines of “jazz.”

Beverley Beirne, jazz singer: Something Else! Interview

Beverley Beirne, jazz singer: Something Else! Interview

Beverley Beirne joins Sammy Stein to discuss her entertaining new album ‘JJWTHF: Jazz Just Wants To Have Fun,’ and the role of coincidence in her art.

Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective – Live (2018)

Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective – Live (2018)

Terence Blanchard says ‘Live’ is an album “for these troubled times – yet it’s also an album filled with hope.” He’s right.

David Ake – Humanities (2018)

David Ake – Humanities (2018)

David Ake puts decades of experience behind ‘Humanities,’ creating what will certainly be one of the best mainstream jazz releases of the year.

Johannes Wallmann, jazz pianist and bandleader: Something Else! Interview

Johannes Wallmann, jazz pianist and bandleader: Something Else! Interview

Johannes Wallmann joins Preston Frazier to discuss ‘Love Wins,’ his journey to American shores and the on-going fight for marriage equality.

Jeff Cosgrove, Scott Robinson + Ken Filiano – Hunters & Scavengers (2018)

Jeff Cosgrove, Scott Robinson + Ken Filiano – Hunters & Scavengers (2018)

For ‘Hunters and Scavengers,’ Jeff Cosgrove, Scott Robinson and Ken Filiano arrive at their destination together, but the journey is where all that goodness is found.

Matthew Shipp – Symbol Systems (1996, 2018 reissue)

Matthew Shipp – Symbol Systems (1996, 2018 reissue)

‘Symbol Systems’ opened a new chapter into the bountiful art of Matthew Shipp, a chapter he has continuously amended to this day.

Kait Dunton, “Re-Entry” from trioKAIT 2 (2018): Something Else! Sneak Peek

Kait Dunton, “Re-Entry” from trioKAIT 2 (2018): Something Else! Sneak Peek

Here is the premiere of “Re-Entry,” the lead-off track from trioKAIT’s third album ‘trioKAIT 2.”

Michael Coleman + Ben Goldberg – Practitioner (2018)

Michael Coleman + Ben Goldberg – Practitioner (2018)

One can’t help to think that Steve Lacy would have loved the originality Ben Goldberg and Michael Coleman brought to these personal expressions of his.

Bill Frisell – Music IS (2018)

Bill Frisell – Music IS (2018)

This is more than solo recording; it’s a collection of musical narratives, told by Bill Frisell as he creates these amazing aural landscapes.

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