Jesup Wagon is the new album by the rising star tenor saxophonist James Brandon Lewis, with the Red Lily Quintet (bassist William Parker, drummer Chad Taylor, cornetist Kirk Knuffke, and cellist Chris Hoffman), recorded, mixed, and mastered in late 2020 at Park West Studios, Brooklyn, NY.Read More
The first album by Hitra – Transparence – has been released last February on CD and last April on LP. Tranparence was recorded during 2017 in Oslo, Norway (Westerdals Oslo ACT) and mixed in 2020 in Italy. It sounds international and it is. Hitra is an Italian-Icelandic-Norwegian-Norwegian Quatuor, absorbing us into their “imaginative music”.Read More
If you are planning on your next Jazz trip, once national and international travels will be easier, it looks like Los Angeles is still a boiling place to visit and should be on your list. Zane Carney Quartet‘s album Alter Ego, released April 30, 2021, on Orenda Records, is at least really teasing us with his captivating and surprising music, trying to give us a taste of LA’s clubs at night: and yes, it sounds seriously great!Read More
Discover here our full review of the 10 CDs box released by William Parker Migration of Silence Into and Out of The Tone World. To be more precise, it even says The Music Of William Parker: as he acknowledges himself, this is the music of all the musicians who participated in the project, who have dedicated their lives to being “music”.Read More
Aliens & Wizards by The Spike Wilner Trio was released on the 23rd of April 2021 with Cellar Music Group. The album was recorded in Long Island City (at GB’s Juke Joint) in August 2020.Read More
descension (Out of Our Constrictions) by Natural Information Society with Evan Parker was released the 16th of April 2021 on Eremite Records (& Aguirre Records for Europe). The album was recorded live in London, United Kingdom (Cafe OTO), on July 9, 2019.Read More
Celebration is the latest duo piano-drums album by Irène Schweizer and this time with Hamid Drake. Celebration was released on April 16, 2021. The album was recorded live in Nickelsdorf, Austria (at the 40th Festival for Free and Improvised Music).Read More
The second album by Alex Louloudis – Words – was digitally released in March 2021 and published on the Belgian-based label Off. Words was recorded at The New School University in NYC, on June 27th, 2018.Read More
We miss live music.
To all of us who can relate to this affirmation, Steven Feifke Big Band – Kinetic is the perfect medication.
The first album with this lineup – Vijay Iyer, Linda May Han Oh, Tyshawn Sorey – UnEasy is another beautiful ECM album. It was recorded in Mount Vernon, New York (Oktaven Audio Studio) in December 2019.Read More