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S. Victor Aaron’s Top Unreviewed Records of 2014: Markus James, Deerhoof, Don Pullen

S. Victor Aaron’s Top Unreviewed Records of 2014: Markus James, Deerhoof, Don Pullen

Markus James, Deerhoof, Dave Liebman, Don Pullen and Arild Anderson are included in S. Victor Aaron’s Top Unreviewed Records of 2014.

Bryan Murray – Balto! (2014)

Bryan Murray – Balto! (2014)

Bryan Murray’s nutty but endearing hip hop/jazz hybrid ‘Balto!’ is a homegrown concoction worth checking out.

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2014 (Part 3 of 4, Avant Garde + Experimental Jazz): Jimmy Giuffre, Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2014 (Part 3 of 4, Avant Garde + Experimental Jazz): Jimmy Giuffre, Roscoe Mitchell, Wadada Leo Smith

S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2014’s avant-garde and experimental jazz, including Roscoe Mitchell, Jimmy Giuffre, Wadada Leo Smith and others.

JÜ – JÜ Meets Møster (2014)

JÜ – JÜ Meets Møster (2014)

What happens when the Hungarian thrash-jazz trio JÜ meets the Norwegian sax firebrand Kjetil Møster? Fury, foreboding and fireworks.

Novellino / Rosi / Mazurek / Barnes – Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear (2014)

Novellino / Rosi / Mazurek / Barnes – Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear (2014)

Electroacoustic musique concrète might not make for the most harmonious sound, but it can be so fascinating. Especially when Attilio Novellino, Saverio Rosi, Tim Barnes and Rob Mazurek pool their ideas together.

Andrew Barker, Paul Dunmall + Tim Dahl – Luddite (2014)

Andrew Barker, Paul Dunmall + Tim Dahl – Luddite (2014)

The impromptu nature of this collaboration among free-jazz aces Andrew Barker, Paul Dunmall and Tim Dahl makes ‘Luddite’ great.

Hippie Diktat – Black Peplum (2014)

Hippie Diktat – Black Peplum (2014)

Here is a review of ‘Black Peplum’ by the Paris-based jazzcore trio Hippie Diktat.

Natsuki Tamura + Alexander Frangenheim – Nax (2014)

Natsuki Tamura + Alexander Frangenheim – Nax (2014)

Here is a review of ‘Nax,’ a free-jazz trumpet/bass encounter between Natsuki Tamura and Alexander Frangenheim.

Ross Hammond + Grant Calvin Weston – Blues and Daily News (2014)

Ross Hammond + Grant Calvin Weston – Blues and Daily News (2014)

We review ‘Blues and Daily News’ by Ross Hammond and Grant Calvin Weston, a creative guitar/drums improv record.

Daniel Blacksberg Trio – Perilous Architecture (2014)

Daniel Blacksberg Trio – Perilous Architecture (2014)

The Daniel Blacksberg Trio takes a conventional format and creates something refreshingly unconventional from it.