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Michael Dease – Decisions (2015)

Michael Dease – Decisions (2015)

A model of consistency, style and grace, Michael Dease stays at the head of the class among jazz trombonists with his seventh album, ‘Decisions.’

Sun Speak – Sacred Rubble (2015)

Sun Speak – Sacred Rubble (2015)

Guitarist Matt Gold and drummer Nate Friedman display a jazz acumen well beyond their years on Sun Speak’s sophomore album, ‘Sacred Rubble.’

Joe Magnarelli – Three On Two (2015)

Joe Magnarelli – Three On Two (2015)

The way trumpet ace Joe Magnarelli’s band members interact each other so well makes ‘Three On Two’ a gratifying way to experience mainstream jazz.

Lizz Wright – Freedom and Surrender (2015)

Lizz Wright – Freedom and Surrender (2015)

Lizz Wright’s ‘Freedom and Surrender’ is a stirring and eclectic mix of adult contemporary and jazz stylings which is not to be missed.

Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis shared an uncanny chemistry on Two Men With the Blues

Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis shared an uncanny chemistry on Two Men With the Blues

I’m not one to snap up everything Willie Nelson or Wynton Marsalis puts out. But ‘Two Men With the Blues,’ released in the summer of 2008, was special.

Liberty Ellman-Guitar

Liberty Ellman – Radiate (2015)

Liberty Ellman takes time off from doing great things for other jazz musicians to do a pretty great thing under his own name.

The Bosman Twins, jazz duo: Something Else! Interview

The Bosman Twins, jazz duo: Something Else! Interview

Identical but not the same, the Bosman Twins talk to Sammy Stein about their deft combination of jazz, R&B, funk, gospel – and family.

Kait Dunton + trioKAIT, “Chrysocolla” (2015): Something Else! video premiere

Kait Dunton + trioKAIT, “Chrysocolla” (2015): Something Else! video premiere

Here is the video premiere of Kait Dunton’s percolating track from trioKAIT, “Chrysocolla.” Like the song itself, it’s full of adventure and intrigue.

Kait Dunton – trioKAIT (2015)

Kait Dunton – trioKAIT (2015)

Kait Dunton’s creative, embraceable, contemporary take on the ol’ acoustic jazz trio makes the jazz idiom fresh and exciting again.

Chris Carver, “Ghost in the Machine” (2015): One Track Mind

Chris Carver, “Ghost in the Machine” (2015): One Track Mind

Chris Carver displays his formidable chops as band leader, producer, songwriter and keyboardist on ‘Ghost in the Machine.’