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Best Jazz Playlists On Spotify
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Best Jazz Playlists On Spotify

For many people, music is an essential part of their daily lives. It can provide a much-needed source of entertainment, relaxation, and inspiration. With the advent of streaming services like Spotify, it’s easier than ever to access the music you love, and for fans of jazz, Spotify is a veritable goldmine. The platform offers a wide range of jazz artists, both old and new, thereby making it easy to create the perfect jazz playlist for any mood or occasion.

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Best Jazz 2022 (D)IVO Saxophone Quartet
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(D)IVO Saxophone Quartet – (D)IVO

(D)IVO is an album by the (D)IVO Saxophone Quartet, comprised of saxophonists Ivo Perelman, Tony Malaby, Tim Berne, and James Carter on tenor, soprano, alto, and baritone, respectively. (D)IVO was recorded, mixed, and mastered by Jim Clouse at Park West Studios, in Brooklyn, New York, in January 2022, and it was released on February 18, 2022, by Mahakala Music.

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Lisa Ullén, Elsa Bergman, Anna Lund - Space
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Lisa Ullén, Elsa Bergman, Anna Lund – Space

Space is the first release by the trio of Lisa Ullén, Elsa Bergman, and Anna Lund, after they met as part of the Anna Högberg Attack’s sextet and released the excellent Anna Högberg Attack (2016), followed by the fabulous Lena (2020), which was indisputably a must-have album of 2020. It was recorded by Mats Äleklint on January 13, 2021, at Fylkingen, in Stockholm, Sweden, and was released by Relative Pitch Records.

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Michael Bisio & Matthew Shipp - Flow Of Everything
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Michael Bisio, Matthew Shipp – Flow Of Everything

Flow of Everything is the third duet release by bassist Michael Bisio and pianist Matthew Shipp, after their 2012 studio recording Floating Ice, and their 2015 live recording Live in Seattle. The album was recorded, mixed, and mastered on April 5, 2021, at Park West Studios in Brooklyn, New York, and was released on January 21, 2022, by Fundacja Słuchaj Records.

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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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Irreversible Entanglements - Open The Gates
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Irreversible Entanglements – Open The Gates

Open the Gates is Irreversible Entanglements’ third full-length album. It was recorded on January 5th, 2021, at Rittenhouse Soundworks in Philadelphia, and it was released on International Anthem on November 12, 2021. Irreversible Entanglements is Camae Ayewa (aka the “Moor mother”) on vocals, Luke Stewart on bass, Aquiles Navarro on trumpet, Keir Neuringer on saxophone, and Tcheser Holmes on drums.

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Fred Frith Trio with Lotte Anker and Susana Santos Silva - Road
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Fred Frith Trio – Road

Road is a live album recorded as a double CD by the Fred Frith Trio, with Fred Frith on electric guitar, Jason Hoopes on electric bass, and Jordan Glenn on drums. It was released on October 15, 2021, on Intakt Records.

The music was recorded in October 2019 during tours (hence the title Road) of the East Coast in the United States and throughout Europe. The first CD was recorded at Week-End Fest Stadthalle Köln in Germany on October 18; the second CD was recorded at Old Cabell Hall, University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, Virginia, with Susana Santos Silva on October 4, and at Altes Kino, in Ebersberg, Germany, with Lotte Anker on October 31.

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Artifacts - …and then there's this
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Artifacts – …and then there’s this

…and then there’s this is the second album by Artifacts, the trio formed by flutist Nicole Mitchell, cellist Tomeka Reid, and drummer Mike Reed, all long-time members of the cutting edge AACM (Association for the Advancement of Creative Music in Chicago). The album was released on October 29, 2021, by Astral Spirits Recordings.

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