from an album Afric Pepperbird (1970) “Garbarek combines the intensity of Albert Ayler and the economy of Dexter Gordon but reinscribes them with Nordic folkloric [More]
…you are left having heard two master musicians in a set that is over too quickly, and provides an hour plus of scintillating music. – [More]
The brilliant and beloved cornetist and composer Ron Miles released his Blue Note debut Rainbow Sign in 2020 shortly before his tragic death in 2022 [More]
Almost Green is an album by Polish jazz trumpeter Tomasz Stańko , recorded with the Tomasz Stanko Quartet in Finland in 1978. Track listing: A1 [More]
“Most of Anthony Wilson’s recordings to date tend to put the focus on his writing, so this workout by the guitarist in a trio is [More]
Innocence is a studio album by American pianist Kenny Barron, recorded in 1978 and first released on the Wolf label. Track listing: All music is [More]
“With an arrangement of tracks that are all Karl Berger originals save for “The Smile”, this album by the noted German vibraphonist finds him in [More]
Magic Touch is the first studio album by guitarist Stanley Jordan, released in 1985 by Blue Note Records on vinyl; a CD edition was issued [More]
“If someone wants you to describe what Numbers sounds like, tell them it’s like Nicholas and Butcher Brown took a time capsule back to 1973 [More]
Secrets is the sixth studio album by guitarist Allan Holdsworth, released in 1989 through Intima Records; a remastered edition was reissued in 2008 through Eidolon [More]