Wandersphere is the second album by Borderlands Trio, with Stephan Crump on acoustic bass, Kris Davis on piano, and Eric McPherson on drums. After their 2017 album, Asteroida, Wandersphere was recorded during the coronavirus pandemic in New York in 2020 and released on September 2021, via Intakt Records.Read More
What to expect in Jazz this month? This is our September 2021 Selection of albums already released or to be released this month (What to Wait For?). Albums – or EPs, or Singles – that got our full attention and should be worth your time.
A playlist with one track per selected album is available at the end of the post.Read More
Discover our final and definitive “Best Jazz Albums of 2021” list.
This year, the selection is divided into albums featuring solos, duets, trios, quartets, quintets, and larger ensembles, with three selections per category, for a total of 18 albums. We also added one category for “Artist of the Year”, and one for “Archive of the Year”, thereby adding two albums to the final selection, for a grand total of 20 albums that sum up how great 2021 was for jazz.Read More