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Matt Lavelle and John Pietaro – Harmolodic Monk [TrackList follows] – Unseen Rain Matt Lavelle and John Pietaro – Harmolodic Monk [TrackList follows] – Unseen Rain
Published on January 20, 2015

A new perspective on Monk is persuasive and explorative.


Joshua Bruneau Septet – Bright Idea – CellarLive Joshua Bruneau Septet – Bright Idea – CellarLive
Published on January 19, 2015

An assertive group attuned to the vagaries of hard-bop redux.


Chris Walden Big Band – Full On – Origin Chris Walden Big Band – Full On – Origin
Published on January 19, 2015

This is a steamroller of a band with a refreshing and effortless relationship to the material.


Carol Saboya /Antonio Adolfo /Hendrik Meurkens – Copa Village – AAM Music Carol Saboya /Antonio Adolfo /Hendrik Meurkens – Copa Village – AAM Music
Published on January 14, 2015

For those that may have been dismayed at the perceived demise of the bossa nova, listen up.


Charlie Haden – Helium Tears [TrackList follows] – West Wind Charlie Haden – Helium Tears [TrackList follows] – West Wind
Published on January 12, 2015

Haden is showcased on the album cover, but this is not one of his solo releases. Confused yet?


Vance Thompson’s Five Plus Six – Such Sweet Thunder – Shade Street Music Vance Thompson’s Five Plus Six – Such Sweet Thunder – Shade Street Music
Published on January 10, 2015

A clever earful from a little big band.


Jazz sur seine [TrackList follows] – Philips/Sam mono Vinyl Jazz sur seine [TrackList follows] – Philips/Sam mono Vinyl
Published on January 09, 2015

A great 1958 session in Paris with three members of the Modern Jazz Quartet.


Bill O’Connell and the Latin Jazz Allstars – Imagine [TrackList follows] – Savant Bill O’Connell and the Latin Jazz Allstars – Imagine [TrackList follows] – Savant
Published on January 09, 2015

Latin jazz and bebop combined into a swinging hour of upbeat music.


Red Garland Trio – Swingin’ On The Korner – Elemental Music (2 discs) Red Garland Trio – Swingin’ On The Korner – Elemental Music (2 discs)
Published on January 01, 2015

Red Garland was a swinger with a sense of lyricism and feeling that informed his playing.




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