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Preston Frazier’s Best of 2015 (Jazz): Marc Cary, Solitaire Miles, Adam Larson + Jose James

Preston Frazier’s Best of 2015 (Jazz): Marc Cary, Solitaire Miles, Adam Larson + Jose James

Albums by established artists like Marc Cary and Jose James join up-and-coming acts including Solitaire Miles and Dylan Howe in Preston Frazier’s Best of 2015 list for jazz.

Ben Goldberg – Subatomic Particle Homesick Blues (2013)

Clarinetist Ben Goldberg sometimes gets so out front with his musical vision, it takes years to catch up with him.

Ferenc Nemeth – Triumph (2012)

Hungarian born, Berklee trained drummer Ferenc Nemeth has high aims for only his second solo album, Triumph, a musical manifestation for his hopes for a world where people can attain their highest potential and work together harmoniously as a collective ambition.

Gimme Five: Overlooked jazz guitar recordings by Pat Martino, John McLaughlin, others

Here’s my look at jazz guitar records that didn’t get their due.

Various Artists – Disney Jazz Volume 1: Everybody Wants To Be A Cat (2011)

  by S. Victor Aaron For a lot of us, our first exposure to jazz was those Charlie Brown TV specials featuring the piano trio music of Vince Guaraldi. Then again, some Disney films like 101 Dalmations, Lady And The Tramp and especially The Aristocats contained jazz or jazz-y tunes. In any case, songs first introduced in Disney films fromRead More

Milt Jackson – The Prophet Speaks (1994)

NICK DERISO: The second LP by vibesman Milt Jackson on Quincy Jones’ Qwest label made his late-career reemergence complete. Where the earlier “Reverence and Compassion” featured small-group offerings coupled with lush, orchestral pieces, “The Prophet Speaks” — issued just five years before Jackson’s passing — was far bluesier and much more substantial. Jackson kept the working group in place, includingRead More

Sam Yahel/Joshua Redman/Brian Blade – Yaya3 (2002)

by Pico With the release last month of Truth And Beauty by jazz organ wunderkind Sam Yahel, we find a maturing talent finding his own voice in the crowded field of Hammond B-3 players. But how does Yahel sound when he’s just jammin’ with the boys? The same boys found on Truth And Beauty, in fact? There is such aRead More

Something Else! Interview: Emerging jazz star Sam Yahel

by S. Victor Aaron Whether it’s for gigging with Joshua Redman, opening for Steely Dan, sessioning with Norah Jones or forging a new approach to the jazz organ, Sam Yahel deserves your notice. Find out what sets Yahel apart from other Hammond B-3 players and get his insights on why his just-released CD ‘Truth And Beauty’ isn’t just for jazzRead More

Sam Yahel Trio, Truth And Beauty (2007)

by Pico Joey deFrancesco. Tony Monaco. Larry Goldings. Barbara Dennerlein. All at the forefront of the current generation of jazz organists and heirs to the mantle of Jimmy Smith, Charles Earland and Jack McDuff. Oh yeah, there’s one more notable: Sam Yahel. But with the release this week of his fourth effort Truth And Beauty, Yahel is making the caseRead More

Joshua Redman – Wish (1993)

by Nick DeRiso To me, Redman is one of the more impressive young tenor players in recent memory. His first record, a 1993 self-titled release, was a wonder.