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Something Else! sneak peek: People featuring Mary Halvorson, “Piles For Miles” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: People featuring Mary Halvorson, “Piles For Miles” (2014)

Mary Halvorson the garage band indie rocker? Sure, why the hell not?

Nick Millevoi – Numbers On The Side (2014)

Nick Millevoi – Numbers On The Side (2014)

Philadelphia guitarist Nick Millevoi has chops to spare, evident when he’s playing in bands like Many Arms, Deveykus, Form and Mess or Haitian Rail.

Roscoe Mitchell, with Craig Taborn and Kikanju Baku – Conversations I (2014)

Roscoe Mitchell, with Craig Taborn and Kikanju Baku – Conversations I (2014)

Roscoe Mitchell is a revered name in improvised music circles, an out-jazz giant who is often spoken as if his great works come from so long-ago period

Syrinx Effect – Snail Songs EP (2014)

Syrinx Effect – Snail Songs EP (2014)

Snail Songs by Syrinx Effect Creating soothing, soulful sounds can come from an endless combination of sources, and Seattle’s New Music duo Syrinx Effect does it with just a trombone and a soprano saxophone.

Mike Dillon – Band of Outsiders (2014)

Mike Dillon – Band of Outsiders (2014)

Gonzo vibes man Mike Dillon is the secret weapon in whatever project he’s involved with, whether it’s Garage A Trois, The Dead Kenny G’s or even Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe.

Jamie Saft and Joe Morris – Plymouth (2014)

Jamie Saft and Joe Morris – Plymouth (2014)

Out of the box thinkers Jamie Saft and Joe Morris combined forces last year for an update on the guttural, jam-rock aesthetic popular around the turn of the 70s.

Ivo Perelman and Mat Maneri – Two Men Walking (2014)

Ivo Perelman and Mat Maneri – Two Men Walking (2014)

Two Men Walking is all about Ivo Perelman going one-on-one with a viola player, which is cause for joy for improvised music enthusiasts…especially since the viola player is a kindred soul in Mat Maneri.

Ivo Perelman, with Matthew Shipp, William Parker – Book of Sound (2014)

Ivo Perelman, with Matthew Shipp, William Parker – Book of Sound (2014)

note: music in video is from a prior Perelman release, Cama Da Terra When Ivo Perelman convenes with the Matthew Shipp Trio, good stuff happens.

Ivo Perelman, with Matthew Shipp, Michael Bisio, Whit Dickey – The Other Edge (2014)

Ivo Perelman, with Matthew Shipp, Michael Bisio, Whit Dickey – The Other Edge (2014)

As we’re reminded with the just-issued Root of Things, Matthew Shipp, Michael Bisio and Whit Dickey make up one of the most formidable acoustic trios in jazz of this day and age.

Eric Revis – In Memory of Things Yet Seen (2014)

Eric Revis – In Memory of Things Yet Seen (2014)

The first-call acoustic bass player best known in five words or less as “Branford Marsalis’ bassist since forever” is preparing to release his own led-date In Memory of Things Yet Seen (March 25, 2014, Clean Feed Records).