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Friday, June 20th, 2014

Plus Jimmy Cobb, The Oath, The Microscopic Septet

The Septet’s second Kickstarter-funded recording project brings together the Seven Men in Neckties for a 12-track session featuring mostly new stuff and some old stuff with new arrangements. The Septet has been around for about 30 years, off and on, its personnel scattered all over the world...
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Monday, March 17th, 2014

Plus Regina Carter, Kris Bowers, St. Paul and the Broken Bones

Violinist Carter is a certified genius, with a MacArthur Fellows Program grant to back it up. Calling her a jazz violinist fails to encompass her range, which runs from blues to swing to folk to second line to Zydeco, with stops at Ravel and Paganini...