‘True Blue’ pushes outward, but it doesn’t forget the core within.
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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.
Scarlett Jane’s Stranger was initially released independently in 2013, but a remixed and remastered version seems primed to launch the Toronto-based duo into new territory.
Through delectably fluid lines and beautiful unison playing, the North debut strong with Slow Down (This Isn’t the Mainland).
There is a serious big band push to Strength in Numbers, the new disc from the Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra. The Grammy-nominated composer, arranger, trombonist, and vocalist fronts an impressive group of New York players and sinks every ounce of his creative impulse into the material
Nickel Creek formed in 1989 when Sean Watkins was just 11 years old. By the time 2007 rolled around, the trio, which also includes Sara Watkins (fiddle, vocals) and Chris Thile (mandolin, vocals), took an “indefinite hiatus.” Despite the fact that this shocked many fans, it wasn’t that surprising. The band had already walked countless miles together. With an eternityRead More
The 10th release from Poland’s Behemoth is the first since frontman Nergal’s leukemia diagnosis in August of 2010. The Satanist is also the follow-up to the acclaimed 2009 album Evangelion, but this is no attempt at besting past work.
If Foxy was a test of endurance, It Takes All Kinds is its continuation in the most expansive of senses.
Andy Summers is returning to rock after a lengthy post-Police period spent experimenting with jazz and world music, while Asia takes on a new guitarist — but rediscovers an old sound along the way.
Perhaps the most compelling thing about Sheela Bringi’s Incantations is how the Indian-American artist crosses all sorts of melodic lines and never sacrifices the spiritual integrity of the recording. The disc is prayerful and stylish in its mingling of ancient Indian music, devotional chants, jazz, and even blues traditions. “My music is about accessing a place of mystery and divinity,”Read More