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05-26-17    Albums

The Fat Babies: Solid Gassuh (Delmark)

There is nothing innovative about the Fat Babies. The Chicago hot-jazz band is stuck, firmly……Read More

05-25-17    Albums

Somi: Petite Afrique (OKeh/Sony Masterworks)

The section of Harlem along and around West 116th Street is known as Little Africa—or,……Read More

05-23-17    Albums

Kneebody: Anti-Hero (Motéma)

Has Kneebody run its course? After 16 years, it sure sounds like it. The acoustic-electric……Read More

05-22-17    Albums

Benny Green: Happiness! (Sunnyside)

When pianist Benny Green announces at the outset of this live recording that the Kuumbwa……Read More

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Chris Potter: The Dreamer Is the Dream (ECM)

On each of his three ECM albums, saxophonist and composer Chris Potter has gone into……Read More

05-16-17    Albums

Matt Mitchell: Førage (Screwgun)

When Tim Berne played Philadelphia in 2009, the opening act was Matt Mitchell, a then-obscure……Read More

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05-26-17   

Everybody Digs Ralph Towner
By Jeff Tamarkin

If you closed your eyes while listening to the music emanating from the stage of……Read More

05-23-17   

Frankie & Johnny, Helen & Morgan
By Shaun Brady

Viewed in retrospect, historic events tend to take on an air of inevitability: What we……Read More

05-18-17   

After Hours: New York’s Jazz Joints
By Ashley Kahn

Many of the legendary Manhattan nightspots where jazz musicians got their start are long gone……Read More

05-17-17   

Linda May Han Oh: Presence
By Geoffrey Himes

  When bassists become bandleaders, they must choose: How much should they hang back in……Read More

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