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Edward Kane

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Dual Resonance is a pretty good example of what is called "Improvised Music" here in California. Tenor saxophonist Jason Robinson and pianists Hans Fjellestad and Da…
A Free Jazz Treatise Concerning Current Affairs is a curious paradox; in attempting a musical response to the today's world, the James Tartaglia Trio + Voices perfor…
A Little Moonlight is a modestly remarkable collection of ten standards interpreted and in some cases reinvigorated by Dianne Reeves & five other outstanding musicia…
Thirsty Ear's Blue Series Continuum really seems to have brought out the best in pianist Matthew Shipp. Equilibrium, released in January of 2003, featured some of th…
Jimi Plays Berkeley is a flawed but vital documentary of one of Jimi Hendrix's last public performances. Filmed at the Berkeley Community Theater in May, 1970, a few…
Joni Mitchell leads an incredible band on this date recorded live in Santa Barbara during her 1979 tour. There have been better rock bands and better jazz bands, but never …
Guess Who I Saw Today! consists of a series of duets between guitarist Michael Coppola and vocalist Rhonda Thomas on 11 standards, most of which could fairly be desc…
The Bird Up CD is credited to a collective entity known as "The Charlie Parker Remix Project.... " Well, how provocative is that? The answer, I suppose, depends on h…
This is a pleasant effort from chanteuse and actress Dani Thompson. The set consists of two originals by Thompson and eleven standards and show tunes. Overall, the disc has…
Lili Haydn's new Private Music release "Light Blue Sun," produced by Bill Laswell, is a refreshing blend of pop, electronica, world, jazz and classical elements. That looks…