“The High Road” is straight-ahead, hard swinging delight from trombonist David Gibson and his quintet.
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Robben Ford discusses Joni Mitchell’s jazz period in the 1970s. He performed on some of her most closely dissected, if not always best loved, albums.
Here’s a review of Joe Sample’s last album completed before his September 2014 death, the big band encounter ‘Children of the Sun.’
Nancy Wilson nails the sense of hopeful anxiety that surrounds Dec. 31 every year, like a more contemplative Dinah Washington.
More than any other album, ‘Speak No Evil’ is the reason why we often put that word ‘legend’ in front of Wayne Shorter’s name.
All hail the advance title track from Charles McPherson’s ‘The Journey,’ which doesn’t attempt any sleight of hand, doesn’t get cute.
Markus James, Deerhoof, Dave Liebman, Don Pullen and Arild Anderson are included in S. Victor Aaron’s Top Unreviewed Records of 2014.
Art Hirahara leads Linda Oh and John Davis through a quick, two-minute jaunt of piano bop bliss.
Allan Harris’ triumphal ‘Black Bar Jukebox’ refuses to acknowledge genre boundaries — or stick too closely to expectations.
Ramsey Lewis, it seems, can make anything listenable, even transcendent.