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Matthew Shipp – Symbol Systems (1996, 2018 reissue)

Matthew Shipp – Symbol Systems (1996, 2018 reissue)

‘Symbol Systems’ opened a new chapter into the bountiful art of Matthew Shipp, a chapter he has continuously amended to this day.

Kait Dunton, “Re-Entry” from trioKAIT 2 (2018): Something Else! Sneak Peek

Kait Dunton, “Re-Entry” from trioKAIT 2 (2018): Something Else! Sneak Peek

Here is the premiere of “Re-Entry,” the lead-off track from trioKAIT’s third album ‘trioKAIT 2.”

Michael Coleman + Ben Goldberg – Practitioner (2018)

Michael Coleman + Ben Goldberg – Practitioner (2018)

One can’t help to think that Steve Lacy would have loved the originality Ben Goldberg and Michael Coleman brought to these personal expressions of his.

Bill Frisell – Music IS (2018)

Bill Frisell – Music IS (2018)

This is more than solo recording; it’s a collection of musical narratives, told by Bill Frisell as he creates these amazing aural landscapes.

Billy Cobham’s Crosswinds Project, March 28, 2018: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Billy Cobham’s Crosswinds Project, March 28, 2018: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Respected for his incalculable influence on both jazz and rock, Billy Cobham is an important drummer – and one that I had never seen perform.

Steve Gadd, Peter Erskine, Jay Leonhart + Others: Five for the Road

Steve Gadd, Peter Erskine, Jay Leonhart + Others: Five for the Road

Steve Gadd, Peter Erskine and Jay Leonhart are featured in Five for the Road, an occasional look at music that’s been in my car lately.

Jasen Weaver – The Voscoville (2018)

Jasen Weaver – The Voscoville (2018)

If Jasen Weaver’s ‘The Voscoville’ is any indication, we are definitely going to be hearing more from this exceptional developing jazz talent.

Caroline Davis – Heart Tonic (2018)

Caroline Davis – Heart Tonic (2018)

You won’t gain any academic knowledge about the human heart from listening to ‘Heart Tonic,’ but it’s clear Caroline Davis invested all of hers.

David Garfield – Jazz: Outside the Box (2018)

David Garfield – Jazz: Outside the Box (2018)

‘Jazz: Outside the Box’ is a fascinating and often exhilarating look at Los Angeles-based keyboardist David Garfield’s vision of straight-ahead jazz.

Leslie Johnson, “Walk It Off” from #3 (2018): Something Else! Sneak Peek

Leslie Johnson, “Walk It Off” from #3 (2018): Something Else! Sneak Peek

If “Walk It Off” is any indication, the forthcoming ‘#3’ will be another feather in the Guatemalan-born, Texas-based Leslie Johnson’s cap.

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