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Mike Stern – Trip (2017)

Mike Stern – Trip (2017)

‘Trip’ is not Mike Stern’s ‘return to form’ but rather, a reaffirmation of form. And for that, we can be grateful.

Something Else! sneak peek: Randy Brecker, “First Tune of the Set” (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Randy Brecker, “First Tune of the Set” (2013)

He was a founding member of Blood Sweat & Tears, a part of Billy Cobham’s seminal fusion band Dreams and one-half of one of the most exciting rock-jazz combos of the 70s and early 80s, the Brecker Brothers.

Exclusive stream: Antoine Fafard with Jerry Goodman, “Peace for 4” from Occultus Tramitis (2013)

This angular and exciting track, featuring a tornadic assist from violinist Jerry Goodman, opens bassist Antoine Fafard’s terrific new prog/fusion album Occultus Tramitis.

Randy Hoexter Group – Fromage (2012)

When John Stetch led a piano trio through interpretations of television theme songs on a CD released a few years ago, I was intrigued, and ultimately, charmed, by this originative collection of covers.

Jeff Lorber Fusion – Galaxy (2012)

Keyboardist, composer, producer, arranger and bandleader Jeff Lorber has been propagating fusion jazz for so long, the term “Jeff Lorber Fusion” seems almost redundant.

Half Notes: Chris Taylor – Nocturnal (2011)

Guitarist-composer Chris Taylor, at once, brings in familiar fusion influences like Weather Report, Pat Metheny and the Zawinul Syndicate, even while adding these fearless flashes of next-gen electronics — samples, voices, weird keyboard programming, chants, scronks, blips, scratches. It’s jam-packed with aural pokes, the kind of album where Taylor, fronting a backing group that includes keyboardist George Whitty and drummerRead More

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