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Veteran modern jazz artists, saxophonist Jemeel Moondoc and trumpeter Roy Campbell lend surefire support here. Yet, vibist and African balafon performer Khan Jamal clearly …
LUCKY CHARM is precisely that! A lively collection of jazz folk and swing, performed by a lady with talent to spare in the guitar and vocals department, this collection deb…
Rob Burger is a King of the Keyboards, a multi-keys whiz kid who plays in the eclectic folk/jazz/tango Tin Hat Trio and whose resume includes the Oranj Symphonette, Bill Fr…
The music of the Middle East - of both Arabic and Jewish origins - and jazz have made for some enjoyable amalgams. Yusef Lateef, John Coltrane, Oregon, Herbie Mann and even…
Chicago-born pianist Burton Greene was/is on of the Grand Daddies of the early NYC avant/free jazz scene - he led his own groups as well as playing with Albert Ayler, Patty…
Khan Jamal is a Philadelphia-area vibist who’s been associated with the avant/free scene in the 1970s (his own recordings and w/ Byard Lancaster and R. Shannon Jackson), wh…
Well if I am to be perfectly honest I must admit that I was only vaguely familiar with Ben Allison and his work before I reviewed this CD. It has been my loss. Ne…
Every now ‘n’ again one hears proof - or is it reinforcement? - of the fact of vital jazz activity in cities in these United States that aren’t NYC or LA or even Chicago. T…
Skill and joy are in amply evidence on Phillips, Grier & Flinner’s sophomore release on Compass Records, Looking Back, the much-anticipated follow-up to their 1999 s…
The photo that graces W.E. Smith’s album reveals a lot about the man and his music. It is a photo taken early in the last century of a wooden-planked sheet music shop reple…