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Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, “The Reckoning” from Ruler Rebel (2017): Something Else! sneak peek

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, “The Reckoning” from Ruler Rebel (2017): Something Else! sneak peek

“The Reckoning” track has just been released as a stream and is the opening salvo in this latest campaign by Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, from the upcoming first leg of the trilogy ‘Ruler Rebel’.

Next Collective – Cover Art (2013)

One of the striking features of the current crop of jazz stars poised to dominate the scene is how so plugged in they are with their contemporaries on the rock, RnB and hip-hip side of music.

My Top unreviewed Jazz Records of 2012

When compiling my lists of best jazz records, broken up into 3 distinct areas of jazz, I used three criteria for inclusion on one of these lists: 1. Is it good enough? (duh) 2. Is it jazz? (duh) -and- 3. Have I already reviewed it in some form or another?

Christian Scott – Yesterday You Said Tomorrow (2010)

by S. Victor Aaron It was about a year and a half ago when we studied trumpeter Christian Scott’s exciting new live document Live At Newport. This was a record I felt was a perfect manifestation of a unique and allusive style of jazz he has come up with, one that is loose, open, and nods toward present-day rock allRead More

Mike Clark – Blueprints Of Jazz, Vol. 1 (2009)

Mike Clark – Blueprints Of Jazz, Vol. 1 (2009)

by Pico Mike Clark assured his place in jazz history for the severely funky rhythms he laid down all over Herbie Hancock’s 1974 fusion classic Thrust. His knotty beats managed to make me forget about his Headhunters predecessor Harvey Mason and they probably should have been patented. If you hadn’t gotten Thrust yet, take a short break from this reviewRead More

Christian Scott – Live At Newport (2008)

Christian Scott – Live At Newport (2008)

Photo: Jean Hangarter by S. Victor Aaron The New Orleans tradition continues. Over one hundred years after the Crescent City had given the world cornetist and jazz pioneer Buddy Bolden, kicking off an amazing string of brass legends going from Louis Armstrong to Wynton Marsalis to Terence Blanchard, another ground-breaking trumpet player from this storied city has emerged in justRead More

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