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S. Victor Aaron’s Top Albums for 2012, Part 2 of 4: Mainstream and Modern Jazz

<<< Part One, Non-Jazz ||| Part 3, Whack Jazz >>> In the jazz world, I’ve found that the long-established artists, especially the ones who play in the well-established styles, get the bulk of the press and buzz.

S. Victor Aaron’s Half-Year List of Top Albums for 2012, Part 2 of 4: Modern/ Mainstream Jazz

Here we are only halfway done with 2012 and it’s already been a bangin’ year for modern and mainstream jazz, whether you prefer a celebration of the tradition or an expansion of the frontiers.

New Music Monday: Santana, Ryan Shaw, Pantera, Willie Nelson, Dizzy and Bird

Looks like somebody’s got a case of the Mondays. Time to dig into some new music, then!

Brandon Wright – Journeyman (2012)

Journeyman is sax specialist Brandon Wright’s second time out as a leader and for this go around he brought some of his cohorts in the Mingus Big Band in the studio with him

Brandon Wright – Boiling Point (2010)

Brandon Wright – Boiling Point (2010)

by S. Victor Aaron Fresh, new talent worth listening to is often hard to spot. Good thing the folks at jazz label Posi-Tone Records specialize in bringing to our attention promising young talent who will keep the flame of jazz going for another generation. Their issuance yesterday of the first album by saxophonist Brandon Wright is the first step inRead More