Far from losing its freshness, this power jazz trio led by its virtuosic trumpet player Avishai Cohen has delivered its best set of recordings yet.
‘WKRP in Cincinnati’ finally returns with much – if, alas, not all – of its original music in tact.
‘International Pop Overthrow, Volume 17′ is buttered to the brim with strong hooks, cracking melodies, divine harmonies and tireless energy.
Robbie Robertson’s son set out to reshape his father’s life as a children’s tale. He ended up with something that will resonate with everyone.
Lucinda Williams’ ‘Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone’ is an expection to the rule of double albums being full of filler. This one is all killer.
Remembering Manhattan Transfer’s Tim Hauser, who helped open the door to jazz for me.
A larger-than-life recording from Tomas Doncker and the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa.
‘Etymology’ by Burnt Belief, featuring Porcupine Tree’s Colin Edwin and Jon Durant, is as good as you can get with downtempo music.
Maybe “Wet Side Story,” played during the 1996 tour, should go on Steely Dan’s next album, too.
Cat Stevens covers Leadbelly’s dark tale of escape, pointing the way to what could have been a very different career path.