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Nik Bartsch’s Ronin “Live” – ECM (2 CDs) Nik Bartsch’s Ronin “Live” – ECM (2 CDs)
Published on October 17, 2012

I can’t readily think of a group where percussive effects are so important in themselves as opposed to being somewhat of an afterthought.


Deborah Shulman/Larry Zalkind – Lost In The Stars: The Music Of BERNSTEIN, WEILL and SONDHEIM – Summit Records Deborah Shulman/Larry Zalkind – Lost In The Stars: The Music Of BERNSTEIN, WEILL and SONDHEIM – Summit Records
Published on October 17, 2012

This is a welcome reworking of three renowned stage composers.


Ron Miles – Quiver – Yellowbird/ Enja Ron Miles – Quiver – Yellowbird/ Enja
Published on October 15, 2012

On his latest outing, trumpeter Ron Miles blends spirituality with earthiness and tradition with modernity.


Greg Skaff – 116th & Park – Zoho Greg Skaff – 116th & Park – Zoho
Published on October 09, 2012

With musicians like guitarist Greg Skaff, there is no danger of the organ jazz trio disappearing.


George Cables – My Muse – High Note George Cables – My Muse – High Note
Published on October 09, 2012

To honor his dear Helen…


Steve Kuhn Trio –  “Life’s Magic” – Sunnyside Communications Steve Kuhn Trio – “Life’s Magic” – Sunnyside Communications
Published on October 08, 2012

A reissue from a great 1987 live session at the Village Vanguard, NYC.


Duduka Da Fonseca Quintet – Samba Jazz/Jazz Samba – Anzic Records Duduka Da Fonseca Quintet – Samba Jazz/Jazz Samba – Anzic Records
Published on October 06, 2012

Duduka Da Fonseca set his goal high on this album for the fusing of samba jazz with jazz samba and more than successfully fulfilled it.


Carl Bartlett, Jr. Quartet/Quintet – Hopeful – self Carl Bartlett, Jr. Quartet/Quintet – Hopeful – self
Published on September 25, 2012

Carl Bartlett, Jr.’s CD makes jazz lovers realize we are in good hands.


Keith Jarrett – Sleeper (1979/2012) – ECM (2 CDs) Keith Jarrett – Sleeper (1979/2012) – ECM (2 CDs)
Published on September 25, 2012

Never-before-heard Jarrett is a must-hear.




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