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Michael Bisio – Accortet (2015)

Michael Bisio – Accortet (2015)

Master bassist Michael Bisio and his Accortet flat out thrive in unusual settings and while they often stretch out, they never lose their grip on tradition.

Mike Pride – Listening Party (2015)

Mike Pride – Listening Party (2015)

Mike Pride states, “making this solo record has been a total mind-bender.” Listening to ‘Listening Party’ is a mind-bender as well.

Michael Dease – Decisions (2015)

Michael Dease – Decisions (2015)

A model of consistency, style and grace, Michael Dease stays at the head of the class among jazz trombonists with his seventh album, ‘Decisions.’

Tad Robinson – Day Into Night (2015)

Tad Robinson – Day Into Night (2015)

Tad Robinson has made a filler-free quality soul-blues record that faithfully follows in the stellar tradition of Hill, Bland and Little Milton.

Joe Magnarelli – Three On Two (2015)

Joe Magnarelli – Three On Two (2015)

The way trumpet ace Joe Magnarelli’s band members interact each other so well makes ‘Three On Two’ a gratifying way to experience mainstream jazz.

Liberty Ellman-Guitar

Liberty Ellman – Radiate (2015)

Liberty Ellman takes time off from doing great things for other jazz musicians to do a pretty great thing under his own name.

Kait Dunton + trioKAIT, “Chrysocolla” (2015): Something Else! video premiere

Kait Dunton + trioKAIT, “Chrysocolla” (2015): Something Else! video premiere

Here is the video premiere of Kait Dunton’s percolating track from trioKAIT, “Chrysocolla.” Like the song itself, it’s full of adventure and intrigue.

Sinead O’Connor, “The Foggy Dew” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Sinead O’Connor, “The Foggy Dew” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Modern-day Irish activist Sinead O’Connor pays homage to the century-old funeral of another Irish activist.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Betty’s Blends, Vol. 2: Best From the West (2015)

Chris Robinson Brotherhood – Betty’s Blends, Vol. 2: Best From the West (2015)

That Grateful Dead spirit lives on in the down-to-earth musicianship of Chris Robinson and his Brotherhood. And like the Dead, live is better.

Rock Candy Funk Party – Groove Is King (2015)

Rock Candy Funk Party – Groove Is King (2015)

In spite of more modern touches, no one will call ‘Groove Is King’ outdated in twenty years because of the time-honored ways it was conceived and put together.