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Bill Frisell – Music IS (2018)

Bill Frisell – Music IS (2018)

Bill Frisell is never more Bill than when it’s only Bill, and no one else. ‘Music IS’ features only Frisell’s music, as his deftly looped samples become a second instrument.

Brian Blade Fellowship – Landmarks (2014)

Brian Blade Fellowship – Landmarks (2014)

As one of the most in-demand drummers in the world — jazz and otherwise — it can be a little understandable if Brian Blade hadn’t come forth with an album since 2009’s sublime singer-songwriter excursion Mama Rosa.

(Cross the) Heartland: Pat Metheny, “Sueño con México” (1979)

(Cross the) Heartland: Pat Metheny, “Sueño con México” (1979)

As an example of extraordinary beauty emanating from simplicity, it’s hard to top “Sueño con México.” In my mind, it nestles quietly alongside pieces such as Miles’ “So What” and Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme.”

Pat Metheny – New Chautauqua (1979)

Pat Metheny – New Chautauqua (1979)

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about this certain Pat Metheny album from long ago. Since the first time I’ve heard it in the music listening room at my college’s student union in the early ’80s, New Chautauqua (ECM Records) has been one of those records in which I’ve sought refuge

Pat Metheny – What’s It All About (2011): Something Else! sneak peek

On June 14th, guitarist Pat Metheny will release What’s It All About, an all-acoustic album that’s about as far as you can get, technologically speaking, from last year’s Orchestrion.

Jazz Folk – Jazz In The Stone Age (2010)

Jazz Folk – Jazz In The Stone Age (2010)

by Mark Saleski Jazz fans tend to have a love/hate relationship with pop music covers. On the one hand, there are examples like Coltrane’s “My Favorite Things” that are sort of hard to argue with. Face it, reinterpretations like that not only put a new spin on an old favorite, but kick open the door of perception to reveal theRead More

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