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‘Sound Etiquette’ revisits an old, forgotten virtue from the earliest days of electric jazz.
If songs like Dr. MiNT’s “Down To One” isn’t where jazz is headed, then it’s probably going in the wrong direction.
Rob Reddy’s ‘Citizen Quintet’ imposes itself as more than just a collection of songs but as a creature: inhaling, exhaling, always moving in crooked paths while always finding its way home, displaying evolving emotion as it bursts with complexity.
The 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco are superstars alongside XTC and Squeeze in an alternate universe in which pop music doesn’t insult your intelligence and sometimes even challenges it.
Adam Schneit keeps the Neil Young-like melody of “A Clearer View” melody well within sight while retaining the immediacy of a good Young song without needing lyrics to get that across.
Guitarist Ryan Blotnick moves back to Maine and an album of eight, spacious Blotnick compositions gently swayed by African-derived rhythms happens.
“The Lady In My Life” is a tribute to the late Rod Temperton’s pop songcrafting genius and the flair Kait Dunton has for surprising, smart arrangements.
With his eighth release ‘Mr. Senator,’ Murali Coryell continues to forge his own path as a soulful blues-rock singer, songwriter and — as you’d expect from a Coryell — mighty fine guitar player.
Inspired by Susan Alcorn’s pedal steel guitar, ‘Away With You’ keeps Mary Halvorson’s idiosyncratic ideas fresh and pushes forward her boundless conception of jazz on the frontier.