Mayan Space Station is William Parker’s first electric-guitar-trio album. It features Ava Mendoza on guitar and Gerald Cleaver on drums. All the tracks were composed by William Parker and recorded, mixed, and mastered by Jim Clouse, in February 2020, at Park West Studios, in Brooklyn.Read More
What to expect in Jazz this month? This is our July 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
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), which was recorded, mixed, and mastered in late 2020 at Park West Studios, in Brooklyn, New York.Read More
Here is our full review of the 10-CDs box set released by William Parker, Migration of Silence into and out of the Tone World. As William Parker acknowledges, this is the music of all the musicians who took part in the project, and who have dedicated their lives to being “music” itself.Read More
You will find here our Jazz January 2021 selection, with 10 albums (and tracks) released this month that clearly got our attention.Read More