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Jimmy Greene – Flowers: Beautiful Life, Volume 2 (2017)

Jimmy Greene – Flowers: Beautiful Life, Volume 2 (2017)

Jimmy Greene’s biggest help comes from within – inside his heart, where Ana Grace Greene lives and thrives.

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2014  (Part 2 of 4, Modern + Mainstream Jazz): Keith Jarrett, Brian Blade, Matthew Shipp

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2014 (Part 2 of 4, Modern + Mainstream Jazz): Keith Jarrett, Brian Blade, Matthew Shipp

S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2014’s modern and mainstream jazz albums, including Keith Jarrett, Brian Blade, Fred Hersch and others.

Jimmy Greene – Beautiful Life (2014)

Here is a review of Jimmy Greene’s ‘Beautiful Life,’ a hopeful and very personal message sprung from the unspeakable tragedy of Sandy Hook.

Noah Baerman – Ripples (2014)

Noah Baerman plays piano, organ, slide guitar and sings a little. He leads a trio, a chamber octet, a duet, a quartet of singers, a two-sax/vibes quintet, and an assortment of combinations of these ensembles. He composes for every shade of jazz from greasy soul-jazz to Third Stream. And he does this all within one album.

One Track Mind: Jimmy Greene, “Ana Grace” (2009)

On a day that had everyone from the president on down wiping away tears and parents hugging their kids extra long and hard, we’re reminded that great tragedies often collide with great beauty.

Jimmy Greene – Mission Statement (2009)

Jimmy Greene – Mission Statement (2009)

by S. Victor Aaron Late last year I covered a new release by David Weiss’ New Jazz Composers Octet, The Turning Gate. The names found in this band aren’t household names, but the high level of musicianship and composition writing savvy by every member of this collective nevertheless makes this a real jazz supergroup. Well, today comes a new releaseRead More