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Avishai Cohen’s Triveni – Dark Nights (2014)

Avishai Cohen’s Triveni – Dark Nights (2014)

Far from losing its freshness, this power jazz trio led by its virtuosic trumpet player Avishai Cohen has delivered its best set of recordings yet.

WKRP in Cincinnati: The Complete Series (2014): Television

WKRP in Cincinnati: The Complete Series (2014): Television

‘WKRP in Cincinnati’ finally returns with much – if, alas, not all – of its original music in tact.

Are Hall and Oates yacht rockers?: ‘I don’t even know what that means’

Are Hall and Oates yacht rockers?: ‘I don’t even know what that means’

John Oates is taking Hall and Oates’ more recent categorization as yacht rockers in stride – though he insists he’s never worn “the stupid hat.”

Northern Sugar, American Suitcase + others – International Pop Overthrow, Volume 17 (2014)

Northern Sugar, American Suitcase + others – International Pop Overthrow, Volume 17 (2014)

‘International Pop Overthrow, Volume 17′ is buttered to the brim with strong hooks, cracking melodies, divine harmonies and tireless energy.

Supertramp’s Crime of the Century set for deluxe reissue: ‘It has a wonderful feel to it’

Supertramp’s Crime of the Century set for deluxe reissue: ‘It has a wonderful feel to it’

Roger Hodgson joins us to discuss 1974’s ‘Crime of the Century.’ Supertramp’s breakthrough album returns as a deluxe reissue in December.

Syd Arthur – Sound Mirror (2014)

Syd Arthur – Sound Mirror (2014)

With ‘Sound Mirror,’ Syd Arthur proves more than capable of harnessing the energy of their live show in a studio setting.

Rock and Roll Highway: The Robbie Robertson Story, by Sebastian Robertson (2014): Books

Rock and Roll Highway: The Robbie Robertson Story, by Sebastian Robertson (2014): Books

Robbie Robertson’s son set out to reshape his father’s life as a children’s tale. He ended up with something that will resonate with everyone.

Lucinda Williams – Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

Lucinda Williams – Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone (2014)

Lucinda Williams’ ‘Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone’ is an expection to the rule of double albums being full of filler. This one is all killer.

Manhattan Transfer’s Tim Hauser: 10 Essential Performances

Manhattan Transfer’s Tim Hauser: 10 Essential Performances

Remembering Manhattan Transfer’s Tim Hauser, who helped open the door to jazz for me.

Tomas Doncker + Yusef Komunyakaa – Big Apple Blues (2014)

Tomas Doncker + Yusef Komunyakaa – Big Apple Blues (2014)

A larger-than-life recording from Tomas Doncker and the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa.