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Marianne Solivan – Spark (2014)

Marianne Solivan – Spark (2014)

Offering an alluring mix of original pieces and standards, Marianne Solivan’s ‘Spark,’ is a smoking session of well-rounded material.

Ali Bey – My Finest Hour (2015)

Ali Bey – My Finest Hour (2015)

A funky, groovy midnight run of a record, Ali Bey’s satisfying ‘My Finest Hour’ features an abundance of grooves.

Ashley Daneman – Beauty Indestructible (2015)

Ashley Daneman – Beauty Indestructible (2015)

Ashley Daneman’s new album, while certainly couched in the world of jazz, is also irrepressibly personal and boldly imperfect.

Nick Hempton, “Target Practice [Catch and Release #5]” (2015): One Track Mind

Nick Hempton, “Target Practice [Catch and Release #5]” (2015): One Track Mind

Here’s Nick Hempton’s fifth song is his ‘Catch and Release’ series, “Target Practice,” featuring Hempton on tenor fronting a classic, jazz quartet.

Aaron Goldberg, “Yoyo” from The Now (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Aaron Goldberg, “Yoyo” from The Now (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

With laid-back, assured musicianship and a simpatico now over fifteen years running, the festive spirit of Port-Au-Prince gets channeled amiably through a jazz filter on the Aaron Goldberg Trio’s take on “Yoyo.”

Casey Golden Trio – Outliers (2015)

Casey Golden Trio – Outliers (2015)

Casey Golden Trio’s ‘Outliers,’ uncommonly sophisticated from relative newcomers out of Australia, subverts jazz from within.

Duane Eubanks Quintet – Things of That Particular Nature (2015)

Duane Eubanks Quintet – Things of That Particular Nature (2015)

Duane Eubanks’ long-awaited new release ‘Things Of That Particular Nature’ is as solid as hard bop can get.

Peter Brotzmann, Jim O’Rourke + Keiji Haino – Two City Blues 2 (2015)

Peter Brotzmann, Jim O’Rourke + Keiji Haino – Two City Blues 2 (2015)

With ‘Two City Blues 2,’ Peter Brotzmann and friends prove that there is room for all kinds of music in this world.

Justin Kauflin, “For Clark” from Dedication (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Justin Kauflin, “For Clark” from Dedication (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Here is a stream of “For Clark,” pianist Justin Kauflin’s touching tribute to his friend and mentor, Clark Terry.

David Gibson, “The High Road” from Boom! (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

David Gibson, “The High Road” from Boom! (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

“The High Road” is straight-ahead, hard swinging delight from trombonist David Gibson and his quintet.