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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.

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.

Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love (2015)

Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love (2015)

Sleater-Kinney’s ‘No Cities to Love’ is a set of 10 sharp daggers, clocking in at just a little over 30 minutes and leaving the place a damn wreck.

Marianne Solivan – Spark (2014)

Marianne Solivan – Spark (2014)

Offering an alluring mix of original pieces and standards, Marianne Solivan’s ‘Spark,’ is a smoking session of well-rounded material.

Ali Bey – My Finest Hour (2015)

Ali Bey – My Finest Hour (2015)

A funky, groovy midnight run of a record, Ali Bey’s satisfying ‘My Finest Hour’ features an abundance of grooves.

Ashley Daneman – Beauty Indestructible (2015)

Ashley Daneman – Beauty Indestructible (2015)

Ashley Daneman’s new album, while certainly couched in the world of jazz, is also irrepressibly personal and boldly imperfect.

Eliana Cuevas – Espejo (2014)

Eliana Cuevas – Espejo (2014)

Her range is inspiring, her tone is deep, her fire is irrefutable.

Kenny Lavender – Conscious Journey, Part 1 & 2 (2014)

Kenny Lavender – Conscious Journey, Part 1 & 2 (2014)

Daring but not self indulgent, this double album would be a risk in lesser hands.

The Black Keys – Turn Blue (2014)

The Black Keys – Turn Blue (2014)

‘True Blue’ pushes outward, but it doesn’t forget the core within.

Christian Jacob – Beautiful Jazz: A Private Concert (2014)

The intimacy of Keith Jarrett’s The Köln Concert is what makes the 1975 such a tremendous experience, listen after listen. Regardless of the details, like whether or not he was playing on the “wrong piano,” Jarrett’s performance is about connecting the music to the listener.