Post Tagged with: "Jazz"

Sasha’s Bloc + Jane Monheit, “Feels Like Jazz” (2015): Exclusive Something Else! stream

Sasha’s Bloc + Jane Monheit, “Feels Like Jazz” (2015): Exclusive Something Else! stream

Take a pre-war jazz era-inspired journey with this Jane Monheit-sung exclusive advance stream from the new album by Sasha’s Bloc.

Jerry Kalaf – Welcome to Earth (2015)

Jerry Kalaf – Welcome to Earth (2015)

‘Welcome to Earth’ features three different bands, a sextet and two trios, with composer, arranger and drummer Jerry Kalaf’s melodic sense at the heart of everything.

Aaron Comess, “Resolution” from Aaron Comess Quintet (2015): Exclusive stream

Aaron Comess, “Resolution” from Aaron Comess Quintet (2015): Exclusive stream

Aaron Comess takes on a John Coltrane classic in this exclusive advance stream from his forthcoming scorcher of an album, ‘Aaron Comess Quintet.’

Rudresh Mahanthappa – Bird Calls (2015)

Rudresh Mahanthappa – Bird Calls (2015)

Here is a review of ‘Bird Calls,’ a creative tribute by alto sax great Rudresh Mahanthappa to his primary inspiration Charlie Parker.

Gilad Atzmon + the Orient House Ensemble – The Whistle Blower (2015)

Gilad Atzmon + the Orient House Ensemble – The Whistle Blower (2015)

Gilad Atzmon and his Orient House Ensemble have been busy in their musical kitchen, cooking up a delightful menu. Time to dig in!

Daniel Bennett Group – The Mystery at Clown Castle (2015)

Daniel Bennett Group – The Mystery at Clown Castle (2015)

‘The Mystery at Clown Castle’ feels a lot braver than the last album from this group, as Daniel Bennett begins to establish himself as a true bandleader.

Jon Davis – Moving Right Along (2015)

Jon Davis – Moving Right Along (2015)

‘Moving Right Along’ is another high quality trio date from veteran pianist and composer Jon Davis.

Daniel Rosenboom – Astral Transference and Seven Dreams (2015)

Daniel Rosenboom – Astral Transference and Seven Dreams (2015)

Restless trumpeter, composer, poet, bandleader and record label entrepreneur Daniel Rosenboom sets up a multitude of challenges for this ambitious pair of projects and meets every one of them head-on.

Donna Deussen + Paul Weitz Trio – On the Street Where You Live (2015)

Donna Deussen + Paul Weitz Trio – On the Street Where You Live (2015)

Donna Deussen’s new collaboration with Paul Weitz feels like it came together over black coffee among friends. In essence, that is the story.

Kenny Wheeler – Songs For Quintet (2015)

Kenny Wheeler – Songs For Quintet (2015)

Here is a review of flugelhorn titan Kenny Wheeler’s elegant posthumous release ‘Songs For Quintet.’