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Christian Scott Confirmed His Vision for Jazz With ‘Live at Newport’

Christian Scott Confirmed His Vision for Jazz With ‘Live at Newport’

Released 10 years ago today, Christian Scott’s ‘Live at Newport’ bravely fought back against the treatment of jazz as an academic affair.

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)

Christian Scott – ‘Yesterday You Said Tomorrow’ (2010)

Like Christian Scott’s prior two albums, ‘Yesterday You Said Tomorrow’ is a jazz record that’s direct, deep and lives in the present.

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‚Äôs 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

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