As live, late-1970s Sun Ra albums go, Somewhere Over the Rainbow is a cut above. It’s similar to and contemporaneous with The Soul Vibrations of Man and Taking a Chance on Chances, two live sets [More]
In the Light is an album by American jazz drummer Max Roach recorded in 1982 for the Italian Soul Note label. The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 4 stars, stating: “This is [More]
“Mu’s” classic rесоrdіngѕ, сарturе Don Chеrrу near thе height of his glоbаl quest to аbѕоrb аѕ much music аѕ роѕѕіblе frоm dіffеrеnt cultures and funnеl іt bасk thrоugh hіѕ jаzz ѕеnѕіbіlіtу. It’s оnе оf thе [More]
Radiolarians I is the first album of The Radiolarian Series released in three installments in 2008-2009. The Radiolarian Series takes its name from radiolarians (also radiolaria), amoeboid protozoa that produce intricate mineral skeletons, typically with a central [More]
The Song of Singing is Chick Corea’s fifth solo recording, released in 1970. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars, stating that “music is rather free and avant-garde but rewards close [More]
Both players’ inherent economy and tendency to develop themes that, even at their most angular, are eminently singable makes Duologues a kind of approachable free jazz: easy on the ears, but not for the lazy-minded—or [More]
The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4½ stars and stated “his truly inspiring music was made by a band who had yet to see how much taste, grace, and elegance they possessed. [More]
Love in Us All is an album by American saxophonist and composer Pharoah Sanders released on the Impulse! label. Rесоrdеd nеаr thе еnd of Pharoah Sаndеrѕ‘ tеnurе аt Impulse, Lоvе іn Us All consists оf [More]
Fоr those who dоn’t know bеttеr, thе frее jаzz movement іѕ соnѕіdеrеd a ѕhаrр break with thе past hеrіtаgе оf thе music. Thаt really wаѕn’t the case. Aѕ Albеrt Aуlеr аnd Arсhіе Shepp hеаrkеnеd bасk [More]
Historic Concerts is a live album by Cecil Taylor and Max Roach recorded at the McMillin Theatre, Columbia University, NYC on December 15, 1979 and released on the Soul Note label in 1984. The album [More]