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The Necks – Vertigo (2015)

The Necks – Vertigo (2015)

With ‘Vertigo’ as with their 17 prior albums, The Necks reveals its secrets in enticing ways over the course of one long, enchanting track.

O (Circle) – When Plants Turn Into Stones (2014)

This majestic, simmering music is a captivating soundtrack looking for an epic film.

Cavity Fang – Urban Problems (2013)

Cavity Fang sprung from the fertile mind of keyboardist and composer Michael Coleman.

Mercury Falls – Truth Over Lines (2013)

Patrick Cress’ brainchild Mercury Falls is back again three years after they debuted with a project I previously opined that in their alchemy of jazz and alt-rock, “these guys figured it out right from the start.”

Adam Kromelow Trio – Youngblood (2012)

[youtube] Pianist Adam Kromelow has long studied karate, and upon reading that little fact I could immediately draw a parallel between the disciplined power and fluidity of the martial arts and Kromelow’s music

Neil Cowley Trio – The Face Of Mount Molehill (2012)

Part George Winston, part Ben Folds, part the Bad Plus, the Neil Cowley Trio is a mighty mixture of elegance, attitude and wit. This week, we will be treated to more of that alchemy

Janel and Anthony – Where Is Home (2012)

When it comes to boy/girl musical acts, there’s nothing typical at all about Washington, D.C.-based duo Janel & Anthony. They don’t sing, they don’t play jazz, they sure as hell don’t play pop

Mole – What Is The Meaning? (2012)

The keyboardist is a Mexican expatriate living in Prague, the drummer is an Argentinian expatriate living in Mexico, the acoustic bassist is a Mexican still in Mexico and the guitarist is a guy from New York.

Half Notes: Ro Sham Beaux – Ro Sham Beaux (2012)

Sprung from classmates at the well-regarded New England Conservatory of Music, Ro Sham Beaux, est. 2009, is a Boston based band that, in a rarity for a fusion jazz ensemble, takes the “band” word seriously: they operate as a true cooperative.

Ian Tordella – Tragic Comedy (2012)

I might have stated this a time or two before on this space, but the future of jazz as a living, breathing, expanding music form is in the hands of the twenty and thirtysomethings who grew up on Bjork, Radiohead and Oasis