“Perdido” was supposed to be a live showcase for Charlie Parker. Then Ella Fitzgerald – who would have been 100 today – stepped up to the mic.
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“Western” is the highly syncopated track that closes out Linda May Han Oh’s ‘Walk Against Wind,’ but it’s by no means a coast to the finish line.
Roxy Coss shines brightly on ‘Chasing The Unicorn’ because this talented saxophonist and composer shines in so many areas.
A mere two months following yet another highly thought-of ensemble record, guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson has returned.
‘Loverly,’ released in June 2008, wasn’t gutsy enough to be a top-echelon Cassandra Wilson album, though there were still plenty of enjoyable moments.
Jensen and Olin draw from a deep well of experience and the broad diversity of music styles to make a little magic with a big band.
An accomplished jazz singer, Carol Duboc flexes her R&B chops as well as her songwriting skill on this self-penned 10-song album.
Lizz Wright’s ‘Freedom and Surrender’ is a stirring and eclectic mix of adult contemporary and jazz stylings which is not to be missed.
Here is the video premiere of Kait Dunton’s percolating track from trioKAIT, “Chrysocolla.” Like the song itself, it’s full of adventure and intrigue.
Kait Dunton’s creative, embraceable, contemporary take on the ol’ acoustic jazz trio makes the jazz idiom fresh and exciting again.