Daring but not self indulgent, this double album would be a risk in lesser hands.
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A prog-leaning album that is noisy, experimental and brave.
Wadada Leo Smith and his band of free jazz icons show the young guys how it’s done.
With or without the fourth player, the Core Trio exemplify what free jazz sounds like when the minds behind it are set free.
Something Else! exclusive stream: Michael Carvin Experience, “Night In Tunisia” from Flash Forward (2014)
It’s clear from “Night In Tunisia” that Michael Carvin is the Bill Parcells of drums.
Uncommonly fresh and quietly inventive, Inward Looking Outward breathes new life into the venerable ol’ piano trio without having to step outside to achieve that. A rare achievement, to be sure.
Played with grace, fire and the knowledge of how much of both to deliver.
Every song finds a different way to soothe, groove and satisfy the soul. Blades and his badassed organ trio never seem to run out of ideas.
This improvised music supergroup is truly a democratic musical commune.
Unpredictability and real passion characterizes ‘The Darkseid Recital’ as a whole, just as it did for Jones’ and Shipp’s amazing ‘Cosmic Lieder’, but those things are magnified from doing it from the stage. That’s the perfect way to follow up on that earlier, acclaimed duet.