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This Is It! (Satoko Fujii) – 1538 (2018)

This Is It! (Satoko Fujii) – 1538 (2018)

Satoko Fujii’s newest combo is This Is It! and their debut album ‘1538’ can’t get much closer to improvisational music perfection.

Jan Hammer – Seasons Pt. 1 (2018)

Jan Hammer – Seasons Pt. 1 (2018)

Jan Hammer’s, ‘Seasons Pt. 1’ picks up right where Drive left off, continuing with his unique brand of wholly keyboard-based instrumental music that sits in a space between prog-pop, fusion jazz and New Age.

Boz Scaggs – Out Of The Blues (2018)

Boz Scaggs – Out Of The Blues (2018)

Long past the hit-making phenomena of the ‘Silk Degrees’ years, Boz Scaggs is still providing some very good reasons to keep listening to him with his third return-to-my-roots record in a row, ‘Out of the Blues.’

Claudio Scolari, Daniele Cavalca, Simone Scolari – Natural Impulse (2018)

Claudio Scolari, Daniele Cavalca, Simone Scolari – Natural Impulse (2018)

Like Claudio Scolari and Daniele Cavalca’s prior projects, you could call ‘Natural Impulse’ “jazz” for a number of reasons but in the end it just sounds like two (sometimes three) guys following their instincts to make music that’s both unpredictable and inviting. And they have only gotten better at doing that.

Matthew Lux’s Communication Arts Quartet – Contra/Fact (2018)

Matthew Lux’s Communication Arts Quartet – Contra/Fact (2018)

Matthew Lux’s debut ‘Contra/Fact’ contains a good deal of delightful surprises but given his credentials, such surprises are to be expected.

Denny Zeitlin – Wishing On The Moon (2018)

Denny Zeitlin – Wishing On The Moon (2018)

Pianist Denny Zeitlin’s ‘Wishing On The Moon’ presents three unique musical personalities in pursuit of the right group dynamic and their performance at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola confirms they had achieved it.

Evil Genius – Experiments On Human Subjects (2018)

Evil Genius – Experiments On Human Subjects (2018)

‘Experiments On Human Subjects’ is artful haymaking from Evil Genius. The tuba is having more fun than is probably legally allowed and if you’re predisposed for adventurous listening, you’ll have illegal fun too.

Carl Weingarten – This Is Where I Found You (2018)

Carl Weingarten – This Is Where I Found You (2018)

‘This Is Where I Found You’ finds Carl Weingarten in a very good spot, musically speaking. With ample support and positivity oozing from his songs, Weingarten’s velvety revolution continues.

Daniel Carter, William Parker, Matthew Shipp – Seraphic Light, Live at Tufts University (2018)

Daniel Carter, William Parker, Matthew Shipp – Seraphic Light, Live at Tufts University (2018)

‘Seraphic Light’ is the kind of musical togetherness that can only happen with a great deal of time-tested rapport and virtuosity.

Gong Expresso – Decadence (2018)

Gong Expresso – Decadence (2018)

Gong Expresso’s ‘Decadence’ is exactly the kind of album fans of the jazzier side of the Gong family must have been hoping for.

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