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Isaac Darche: Team and Variations

While guitarist Isaac Darche is clearly a fan of punny titles, his music is no joke. On Team and Variations–the follow-up to the California-bred, New York-based guitarist’s debut, Boom-Baptism (BJU Records, 2012)–Darche digs deep, delivering five stimulating originals and three classics that focus i…

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Isaac Darche: Team and Variations

Danielle Reich: While We Were Dancing

The Austin Texas satellite of the Houston Jazz Mafia, vocalist Danielle Reich, follows her debut recording This Year’s Kisses (Self Produced, 2011) with a stripped-down recital right out of the heart of the Great American Songbook. Reich pares down her piano-led standard hard bop quintet to a guitar…

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Danielle Reich: While We Were Dancing

Joe McPhee: Solos : The Lost Tapes (1980 a€’ 1981 a€’ 1984)

The young cats (players thirty years his junior) know Joe. Players who have immersed themselves in free improvisation, like m: Ken Vandermark , m: Mats Gustafsson , Peter Evans, Martin KA1/4chen, and m: MikoA’aj Trzaska , learned the possibilities of creating a…

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Joe McPhee: Solos : The Lost Tapes (1980 a€’ 1981 a€’ 1984)

Laurent Coq / Walter Smith II: The LaFayette Suite

In The LaFayette Suite, two exceptional musicians–French pianist m: Laurent Coq and American saxophonist m: Walter Smith III –continue the spirit of collaboration which interestingly enough began around 1777 between French nobleman / military officer Marquis de Lafayette and P…

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Laurent Coq / Walter Smith II: The LaFayette Suite

Angelo Santelli: Angelo Santelli

Floridian Angelo Santelli’s debut eponymous recording is a richly mixed bag. An accomplished slide guitarist with associations within the Allman Brothers Band family, Santelli might be taken for granted as a jam-band blues knock off. This is before a first listen something else altogether.

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Fred Lonberg-Holm/Ken Vandermark: Resistance

When you consider all the musicians that have recorded duos with cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm, it sounds kind of like the SPAM Monty Python sketch comedy piece. “Yes, I’ll have some Fred Lonberg-Holm and m: Ken Vandermark .” What, you don’t want Fred Lonberg-Holm and Axel DA rner, or Fre…

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Interactivo: Que Lindo Es El Amor

With all the hoopla surrounding the lifting of the ridiculous Cuban embargo, some might think that the Cuban people, especially musicians, are sitting around waiting for this to happen. Well, think again. Though many of the premier musicians have gone into exile for a myriad of reasons, those who re…

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