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Priska Walss brings a Swiss element to this largely, free-form duo setting, by incorporating an Alphorn into her palate. However most of the time, she’s performing on tromb…
Guitarist Eugene Chadbourne organized a conglomeration of avant-garde guitarists for this little festival held at the New York City venue known as, "Tonic." It’s a 2-CD set…
Pianist/vocalist Julian Velard and his quintet recorded this affair at New York City’s Ars Nova Theater on 3.27.03. And for those who enjoy comparisons, Velard professes th…
Carla Bley assimilates slices of Americana into these snazzy, witty, and often- vociferous big band arrangements. The artist greatly benefits from her longtime musical asso…
Boston, Ma., performer/educator Mimi Rabson packs a wallop via her highly electrified violin jaunts. She’s classically trained, but opts for a jazz-fusion route with this r…
Recorded in Chicago by two adventure seeking instrumentalists, the music within this program sort of parallels the duo’s band moniker and album title. On this outing, Aram …
The Italian modern jazz quartet’s latest adventure is somewhat contemplative in scope, perhaps more so than its previous effort. The musicians’ serious-minded, loose groove…
This recording represents a pairing of improvising luminaries: Bassist Joelle Leandre, guitarist Fred Frith and violinist/guitarist Jonathan Segel (of Camper Van Beethoven)…
No doubt, Scott Rosenberg is an extremely adventurous Chicago, Il., based multi-reedman/composer. Having studied with modern jazz luminary Anthony Braxton, the artist’s cre…
Modern jazz guitar whiz, Dom Minasi has released his finest solo outing to date with this fantastically performed extravaganza. Sure, Minasi is known for his undeniably adv…