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S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2015  (Part 2 of 4, Modern and Mainstream Jazz): Matthew Shipp, John Scofield, Antonio Sanchez

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2015 (Part 2 of 4, Modern and Mainstream Jazz): Matthew Shipp, John Scofield, Antonio Sanchez

S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2015’s modern and mainstream jazz albums, including John Scofield, Matthew Shipp, Antonio Sanchez and others.

Antonio Sanchez – Three Times Three (2015)

Antonio Sanchez – Three Times Three (2015)

‘Three Times Three’ is the Antonio Sanchez showcase album that leaves no doubts as to his vast abilities as leader, composer and — not least — elite drummer.

Dewa Budjana – Hasta Karma (2015)

Here’s a review of Indonesian guitar whiz Dewa Budjana’s new MoonJune release ‘Hasta Karma,’ featuring the elite Pat Metheny rhythm section of Antonio Sanchez and Ben Williams.

Matija Dedic’, with Antonio Sanchez and Scott Colley – Sentiana (2014)

The classically trained, Croatian born pianist Matija Dedic’ certainly wears his Euro-classical heritage on his sleeve, and why not?

Pat Metheny Unity Group – Kin [<-->] (2014)

Over the course of Pat Metheny’s long and erudite career, I’ve considered his non-Metheny Group side projects as mostly separate, with little or no musical/stylist overlap.

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2013  (Part 2 of 4, Modern & Mainstream Jazz): Chris Potter, Rudresh Mahanthappa

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2013 (Part 2 of 4, Modern & Mainstream Jazz): Chris Potter, Rudresh Mahanthappa

There’s been a ton of great modern and mainstream jazz albums released this year, coming from stalwarts and newcomers alike. It’s not just tradition being upheld with grace and passion, there were loads of creative spurts by newcomers and stalwarts alike

(Cross the) Heartland: Pat Metheny, “Suite: I. Florida Greeting Song” (1977)

(Cross the) Heartland: Pat Metheny, “Suite: I. Florida Greeting Song” (1977)

Pat Metheny has always held drummers and percussionists in high regard — the key components of an ensemble. Looking back at his career, it’s not hard too see the evidence

The New Gary Burton Quartet – Guided Tour (2013)

Having turned seventy this year with an ample legacy stretching more than fifty years, Gary Burton could be excused if he kicked back and coasted by this time. No dice.

S. Victor Aaron’s Mid-Year Best of 2013  (Modern and Mainstream Jazz): Chris Potter, Rudresh Mahanthappa

S. Victor Aaron’s Mid-Year Best of 2013 (Modern and Mainstream Jazz): Chris Potter, Rudresh Mahanthappa

For this middle-of-2013 version list of best modern and mainstream jazz records, I expanded the meaning of “modern and mainstream jazz” a little bit this year

(Cross the) Heartland: Pat Metheny, “Bright Size Life” (1976)

(Cross the) Heartland: Pat Metheny, “Bright Size Life” (1976)

Welcome to the first entry of our new series (Cross the) Heartland, a song-by-song examination of the entire Pat Metheny catalog. It’s no secret that I’ve been a Metheny fan since my introduction to him

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