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The most unlikely and unprecedented musical endeavor I’ve come across since hearing Uri Caine’s amazing adaptations of Mahler, Bach, and Schubert, Shakers n’ Bakers …
Like fellow arranger/composer David Axelrod, Gary McFarland remained a neglected and misunderstood figure in jazz until his recent rediscovery by crate-digging hip-hop e…
Trombonist Robert Bachner hails from Vienna, Austria - a city quite rightly associated with the lives and times of the great classical composers. Over the past few decad…
As a modern jazz sub-genre, the M-BASE movement of the mid- to late-80s seems to have had a bit of a ripple effect beyond the music of Steve Coleman, who conceived the t…
The brainchild of Belgian drummer, percussionist, and composer Daniel Denis, Univers Zero is one of the most important and consistently interesting progressive bands aro…
Action : Reaction is the debut of an accomplished modern jazz trio led by Steve Herberman, an impressive young guitarist and composer based in the Washington DC…
To a baseball fan, the term ‘small ball’ refers to an offensive strategy that emphasizes scoring individual runs in a slow, methodical way using walks, sacrifice bunts, …
On An Indefinite Suspension of the Possible, multi-reed player and composer Michael Cooke leads a quintet with a highly unlikely instrumentation through seven o…
Jeff Antoniuk, is a young Canadian-born saxophonist whose gruff, somewhat raw tone pleasantly recalls Booker Ervin’s. He’s also a music educator with advanced degrees in…
Based in Wisconsin, Kopecky consists of three brothers who have forged a distinctive and convincing alloy of metal, instrumental progressive rock, and any number of sub-…