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S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2017  (Part 2 of 4, Modern and Mainstream Jazz): Chris Potter, Vijay Iyer, Linda May Han Oh

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2017 (Part 2 of 4, Modern and Mainstream Jazz): Chris Potter, Vijay Iyer, Linda May Han Oh

It was easy to find jazz records that deserved a year-end salute; maybe ‘too’ easy. The heavy lifting came from figuring out which stood above the rest for this Best of 2017 list.

Mark Zaleski Band – Days, Months, Years (2017)

Mark Zaleski Band – Days, Months, Years (2017)

Varied, inviting, unpredictable but never jarring, the Mark Zaleski Band’s ‘Days, Months, Years’ is anything but boring.

Exclusive stream: Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, “What’s Next?” (2014)

The pianist, composer, conductor and ethnomusicologist Mehmet Ali Sanlikol knows a lot about music from around the world, be that British prog rock or traditional Ottoman music that’s connected to this Bursa, Turkey native’s ancestry. But he fell in love with jazz as a teen

George Lernis Jazz Quartet – Shapes of Nature (2011)

An ambitious debut featuring seven original titles, George Lernis’ Shapes of Nature is a great new example of how Tony Williams’ legacy continues to play out in jazz.

Mark and Glenn Zaleski – Duet Suite (2011)

Mark and Glenn Zaleski – Duet Suite (2011)

by Mark Saleski One of the markers of high-level instrumental interplay is the perception of intimacy. We see this again & again in review language — that the musicians seemed as though they were “of one mind,” that their communication was “telepathic.” There are plenty of recorded examples that come to mind: Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock’s An Evening With…,Read More

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