“The Branford Marsalis Quartet saw its formation in 1986, it remains Marsalis’ primary mode of expression. The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul, was recorded in Melbourne, Australia during an international tour in the [More]
Stretch Music (Introducing Elena Pinderhughes) is a studio album by American jazz trumpeter Christian Scott released on September 18, 2015 by Ropeadope Records. This is his fifth full-length studio album as a leader. Track listing: [More]
Chick Corea presents his “musical dream,” a new composition “in the spirit of Mozart” – where jazz, Latin, and classical converge into a globally inspired concerto for jazz quintet and chamber orchestra. The Continents is [More]
Brad Mehldau’s Finding Gabriel is out now on Nonesuch Records. The album features performances by Mehldau on piano, synthesizers, percussion, and Fender Rhodes, as well as vocals. Guest musicians include Ambrose Akinmusire, Sara Caswell, Kurt [More]
“Manteca” (Dizzy Gillespie, Walter Fuller, Luciano Gonzales) from an album “Spellbound” (Original Release Date: March 8, 2019). “With Spellbound, Gurtu has delivered one of his best records to date, a compelling marriage of his own [More]
“There are few musicians in jazz who can make you feel that essentially all is right in the world.” – The Times At the age of 84, Abdullah Ibrahim (AKA Dollar Brand) is set to [More]
Orange and Blue is an album by jazz guitarist Al Di Meola that was released in 1994. “Al di Meola’s passion for the acoustic guitar has not diminished his love of electric music. Upon collaboration [More]
Melford, a pianist fascinated by improvisation from childhood, was drawn toward such key 1980s figures of the African American jazz avant garde as Anthony Braxton and Henry Threadgill, who showed her a world of new [More]
“A powerful spirituality illuminates Tom Harrell’s work, but that doesn’t mean that there’s anything pretentious or dogmatic going on. An irrepressible sense of play also abounds; trumpeter/flugelhornist Harrell sounds both delighted by his musical quest [More]
Pellucidar: A Dreamers Fantabula is an album by John Zorn‘s group, The Dreamers, released in June 2015 on the Tzadik label. Pellucidar is billed as the first new Dreamers album in four years, but given [More]