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Wadada Leo Smith – Najwa (2017)

Wadada Leo Smith – Najwa (2017)

Teeming with guitars, Wadada Leo Smith’s ‘Najwa’ is one of those particularly bright moments in a catalog full of them.

Barry Altschul’s 3Dom Factor – Tales Of The Unforseen (2015)

Barry Altschul’s 3Dom Factor – Tales Of The Unforseen (2015)

With fearless players like Jon Irabagon and Joe Fonda at his side, that old school guy Barry Altschul remains on the edge of jazz as much as he ever was.

Wadada Leo Smith – The Great Lakes Suite (2014)

Wadada Leo Smith – The Great Lakes Suite (2014)

A summit meeting of progressive jazz titans, themed around the Great Lakes.

Something Else! sneak peek: Wadada Leo Smith, “Lake Superior” from The Great Lakes Suites (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Wadada Leo Smith, “Lake Superior” from The Great Lakes Suites (2014)

Wadada Leo Smith and his band of free jazz icons show the young guys how it’s done.

Billy Bang – Da Bang! (2013)

When Billy Bang walked into a Helsinki studio in February of 2011 with trombonist Dick Griffin, pianist Andrew Bemkey, bassist Hilliard Greene and drummer Newman Taylor-Baker, he would be recording for the last time.

Barry Altschul – The 3dom Factor (2013)

Paul Motian’s death in late 2011 was a big loss, to be certain, but the still-vibrant 70-year-old Barry Altschul has for four decades demonstrated mastery over the finer points of jazz drumming, using its full range not just as a time keeping device but as a richly tonal instrument.

Kalle Kalima and K-18 – Out To Lynch (2012)

Kalle Kalima and K-18 – Out To Lynch (2012)

An album applying some of the Eric Dolphy conception of out-jazz to the cinematic creepiness of David Lynch’s classic films can only be rightfully called Out To Lynch, right?

Wadada Leo Smith and Louis Moholo-Moholo – Ancestors (2012)

Wadada Leo Smith and Louis Moholo-Moholo – Ancestors (2012)

In his relentless pursuit of unique sounds with real emotional depth, Wadada Leo Smith has for nearly five decades experimented with so many approaches, both in styles and configurations

Half Notes: Juhani Aaltonen and Heikki Sarmanto – Conversations (2011)

Two major figures from the first generation of Finland’s modern jazz musicians saxophonist Juhani Aaltonen and pianist Heikki Sarmanto have played together for nearly fifty years, recording some thirty albums together in a variety of settings along the way.

Andrew Cyrille & Haitian Fascination – Route De Frères (2011)

Brooklyn-born to Haitian parents, drummer Andrew Cyrille had gone on to record with Mary Lou Williams, Coleman Hawkins and Roland Kirk before beginning a decade-plus stint in Cecil Taylor’s band during some of Taylor’s most creative periods.

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