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Entries Tagged as 'Jazz CD Reviews'

Miguel Angelo: I Think I’m Going To Eat Dessert

We can all agree that music is perceived and enjoyed through the sensory faculty known as hearing. Certainly, but a musical performance is enhanced when an additional sense is summoned, like the visual when attending a production.

Date: Dec 14th, 2017 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz CD Reviews

Bobby Zankel: Celebrating William Parker at 65

This recording is of a live concert at the Painted Bride Arts Center in Philadelphia on January 21, 2017 to honor bassist m: William Parker on his 65th birthday and in which he served as bassist. Saxophonist m: Bobby Zankel composed, arranged, and led a four part Suite with P…

Date: Dec 14th, 2017 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz CD Reviews

Negative Press Project: Eternal Life

There are few people in music who have become more famous through a very small body of work than m: Jeff Buckley . At the time of his death by accidental drowning in 1997, the singer-songwriter’s recorded legacy consisted of one live EP of cover tunes and one studio album, Grace.

Date: Dec 14th, 2017 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz CD Reviews

Chris Pasin: Baby It’s Cold Outside

Chris Pasin clearly buys into the idea that spreading holiday cheer with and for those who are near and dear is a beautiful manifestation of the Christmas spirit. For Baby It’s Cold Outside the veteran trumpeter gathered seven of his musical chums and put together a program of tried-and-true yuletid… [ read more ]

Date: Dec 13th, 2017 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz CD Reviews

Mary Halvorson: Paimon: Book of Angels Volume 21

Paimon: Book of Angels Volume 32 offers up the final installment in prolific composer m: John Zorn ‘s 32-album sojourn (titled Book of Angels). It is an exciting and fitting capstone. From the start, the music dances its way through contrasts of exciting, mysterious, probing, exotic, and… [ read more ]

Date: Dec 13th, 2017 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz CD Reviews

MONOGLOT: Wrong Turns And Dead Ends

m: MONOGLOT is still the Swiss/German/Icelandic jazz/rock quintet based in Basel, Switzerland that they were on their first, self-titled album MONOGLOT (Self Produced, 2014). But there have been some changes. The first is new bassist Florian Keller.

Date: Dec 13th, 2017 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz CD Reviews

Die Enttauschung: Lavaman

It has been twenty years since Die Enttauschung recorded the music of m: Thelonious Monk , but Monk continues to be an essential component of their music making. This is also the case with m: Steve Lacy and m: Roswell Rudd ‘s music after their Monk cover band School Da… [ read more ]

Date: Dec 13th, 2017 · No Comments · Categories: Jazz CD Reviews