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When I first played this new CD, I thought, "Good grief, what a blast from the past by way of a disco-fusion format from the 1970s!" The more I listened, the more I found a…
Galizen is interesting in a couple of ways. For starters, Runde 1 uses relatively mundane elements to create something that sounds far from mundane. Bright cymbals and plea…
Weckl's latest "Transition" might cause you to think you've found a "Weather Report" disc you'd never heard and even check the cover again to be sure. The music is all orig…
The term "contemporary jazz" has been mistreated in recent years, due mainly to the lack of new quality artists delivering the goods, and partially due to the industry care…
Hot on the heels of a global tour, Verve has put forth 2 CDs representing the wide scope of John McLaughlin's music, from his groundbreaking explorations with Shakti, to hi…

Brian Auger is a legend in the world of music. Having been on the scene for close to 40 years, influencing many musicians including Medeski, Martin and Wood with his signat…

Beth Custer is a San Francisco-based musician who's known mainly as a clarinetist for the Club Foot Orchestra and taking part in the lively, vital Bay Area improv scene. Th…
Colours is a multi cultural group based out of Belgium. Featuring musicians from Italy, Ireland and Belgium, this is their second recording encompassing a mixture of Jazz, …
The first "jazz" show I stumbled into was in 1979, a seemingly odd double bill that paired the Bill Evans Trio (with Marc Johnson and Joe LaBarbera) and the then very popul…
Who H.I.M? H.I.M. is the nom de musique of sometime-rock drummer Doug Scharin and whom-ever else is around for the ride. Said ride in this case is shared bysome of the most…