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David Dominique – ‘Mask’ (2018)

David Dominique – ‘Mask’ (2018)

David Dominique shows a creative zeal for using traditional jazz as a springboard into the abyss, much as Mingus, Kirk and Lacy did.

Colin Edwin and Lorenzo Feliciati – ‘Twinscapes Vol. 2: A Modern Approach to the Dancefloor’ (2018)

Colin Edwin and Lorenzo Feliciati – ‘Twinscapes Vol. 2: A Modern Approach to the Dancefloor’ (2018)

Colin Edwin and Lorenzo Feliciati once again find simpatico instead of redundancy on their second collaboration.

Aaron Parks – ‘Little Big’ (2018)

Aaron Parks – ‘Little Big’ (2018)

Aaron Parks’ progressively minded ‘Little Big’ might not be the direction jazz is currently headed, but it should be.

Brass Magic,  “Journey Around the Lake” from ‘Fanfare’ (2018): Something Else! Video Premiere

Brass Magic, “Journey Around the Lake” from ‘Fanfare’ (2018): Something Else! Video Premiere

Here is the video premiere of Brass Magic’s “Journey Around the Lake.”

Robert Walter’s 20th Congress – ‘Spacesuit’ (2018)

Robert Walter’s 20th Congress – ‘Spacesuit’ (2018)

Robert Walter’s 20th Congress was always about making fun party music out of jazz; ‘Spacesuit’ just takes it out to the final frontier.

Cuong Vu 4-Tet, featuring Bill Frisell – ‘Change In the Air’ (2018)

Cuong Vu 4-Tet, featuring Bill Frisell – ‘Change In the Air’ (2018)

‘Change In The Air’ is the same sort of capacious, thoughtful and lyrical sound from Cuong Vu’s 4-Tet as it’s always been but now it feels more of four major voices than ever before.

Anders Aarum – ‘Shakin’ Our Souls’ (2018)

Anders Aarum – ‘Shakin’ Our Souls’ (2018)

Oslo’s Anders Aarum is a jazz pianist capable of tackling just about any style of jazz, from his membership in the New Orleans jazz troupe Funky Butt to the downtempo soul of Beady Belle to free jazz with

Kait Dunton, “OCD” from ‘trioKAIT 2’ (2018): One Track Mind

Kait Dunton, “OCD” from ‘trioKAIT 2’ (2018): One Track Mind

‘trioKAIT 2’ was released last spring, but that doesn’t mean that Kait Dunton and her sharp, small squad aren’t done creating some buzz with it.

Rogério Boccato Quarteto – ‘No Old Rain’ (2018)

Rogério Boccato Quarteto – ‘No Old Rain’ (2018)

Calling this band “Rogério Boccato Quarteto” instead of the “Rogério Boccato Quartet” serves notice that this is Brazilian jazz music and ‘No Old Rain’ is a very good celebration of that music.

Medeski Martin & Wood with Alarm Will Sound – ‘Omnisphere’ (2018)

Medeski Martin & Wood with Alarm Will Sound – ‘Omnisphere’ (2018)

‘Omnisphere’ combines the nimble gumption of Medeski, Martin & Wood with theconvention-busting modern creative twenty-person band Alarm Will Sound in a gutsy collaboration.

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