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S. Victor Aaron’s Top Albums for 2012, Part 3 of 4: Whack Jazz

<<< Part Two, Mainstream and Modern Jazz ||| Part 4, Fusion Jazz >>> In continuing with a long-held tradition, I’ve parsed out the jazz that goes avant-garde from the more conventional stuff.

The Charles Gayle Trio – Look Up (2012)

Following by mere months the release of Streets, Charles Gayle’s return to his sax/bass/drums trio format, Look Up is a document of a live date in the same configuration from eighteen years earlier in Santa Monica, California.

S. Victor Aaron’s Half-Year List of Top Albums for 2012, Part 3 of 4: Whack Jazz

If you happened to peruse the Half-Year List of Top Albums for 2012 for Modern and Mainstream Jazz before this list and you’ve been keeping up with the latest jazz releases, you might have wondered, “Where’s that new Matthew Shipp?”

New Music Monday: Long-awaited return for Mitch Ryder, scorching blues from Otis Taylor

We dig into brand new stuff from Mitch Ryder, Otis Taylor, Uriah Heep and Ahmad Jamal for New Music Monday this week

Charles Gayle Trio – Streets (2012)

Like Giuseppi Logan, tenor saxophonist Charles Gayle was in the thick of it during the free jazz revolution taking place in New York during the 1960s.