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This release by performance artist/singer Judith Ren-Lay is a fascinating mixture of provocative lyrics, vocal acrobatics, studio innovations, eastern influences, and the p…
Alex de Grassi played with G.E. Stinson on Shadowfax's eponymous 1982 release. Although de Grassi favors acoustic instruments and Stinson was even then involved with electr…
Born in Pakistan, raised in Southern California and having an impressive educational transcript that includes a study in India with tabla master Alla Rakha, guitarist and p…
Clouds is a series of duets on trumpet and piano, each piece devoted to a type of cloud--"Cirrus," "Stratus," and so on. This may or may not be one of the senses tha…
Pamela Rose's You could have it all is a winning collection of contemporary blues. Driven in large part by Tony Stead's Hammond B-3 Organ, the music has a funky puls…
Pieces of Brain is a free-jazz trio from Poland consisting of guitarist/saxophonist Jon Dobie, bassist Staweck Janicki and drummer Jacek Majewski. One of them, my money say…
Natural Artefacts addresses the following questions: what is real, what is artificial, when is now, is there a definite border between real and artificial, when do y…
The Adam James Wilson Quintet plays music that sounds remarkably fresh in these jaded times. The combination of instruments is fairly unique: flute, violin, drums, piano an…
Mike Gorman is a talented young pianist from England and The Maze, his debut album as a leader, is a consistently engaging set of straight ahead jazz. The CD starts …
Men Art Works is a perfectly pleasant piece of contemporary jazz from French Canada. Jocelyn Menard plays a husky, rich tenor and a smooth soprano saxophone. He's al…