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Rob Mazurek Quartet – Father’s Wing
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Rob Mazurek Quartet – Father’s Wing

Father’s Wing is an album by the Rob Mazurek Quartet, with Rob Mazurek on the piccolo trumpet, electronics, and bells, Kris Davis on the piano, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten on the double-bass, and Chad Taylor on the drums. The album was recorded on August 4, 2019, by Ken Christianson, at Pro Musica, in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States, and it was released on February 4, 2022, by Rogue Art.

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Stefan Pasborg - Ritual Dances
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Stefan Pasborg – Ritual Dances

Ritual Dances is an album by drummer and composer Stefan Pasborg, based on the works of Igor Stravinsky. The pieces are performed by two large ensembles: the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra and Blood Sweat Drum+Bass, and are augmented by a number of impressive guests. It was released on February 11, 2022, by Sunnyside Records.

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Best Jazz 2022 Immanuel Wilkins - The 7th Hand
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Immanuel Wilkins – The 7th Hand

The 7th Hand is the second album by saxophonist and composer Immanuel Wilkins, after the impressive and magnificent Omega (2020). For this release, Immanuel Wilkins kept the same quartet, with Micah Thomas on piano, Daryl Johns on bass, and Kweku Sumbry on drums. The 7th Hand was released on January 28, 2022, by Blue Note Records..

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January 2022 - Emile Parisien - Louise
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Emile Parisien – Louise

Louise is an album by soprano saxophonist Emile Parisien, with Theo Croker on trumpet, Roberto Negro on piano, Manu Codjia on guitar, Joe Martin on bass, and Nasheet Waits on drums. The album was recorded by Mathieu Pion at Studio Gil Evans de La Maison de la Culture, in Amiens, France, in June 2021, and it was released on January 28, 2022, on ACT Music.

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MC4 - Music In Unusual Spaces
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MC4 – Music In Unusual Spaces

Music In Unusual Spaces is an album by guitarist Matt Clark and his new quartet with Charlotte Keeffe on trumpet, Ozzy Moysey on double bass, and James Edmunds on drums. Music In Unusual Spaces was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Nick Endacott-Gibb on location and at Wizard Audio, Hove, United Kingdom, and was released on December 10, 2021

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