In NMN Episode Two, Ink 19’s Pat Greene picks the soothing, balm-like brain of old friend Matt Gorney (The Civic Minded Five, Jazz in the Bible Belt on WPRK, 91.5 FM, Winter Park, Florida) as the two discuss the album [Promises](https://open.spotify.com/album/3ShtO5VCYa3ctlR5uzLWBa), from Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders, and the London Symphony Orchestra.
Yellow (Movementt). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
A Brand-New Shade of Blue (Omnivore). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Light Blue (Early Bird Records). Review by Stacey Zering.
Renowned violinist Gregory Harrington unveils how he chose elegant covers on his new album Without You.
Black Top Run (Provogue/Mascot Label Group). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Guitarist Juewett Bostick opens up about his new album Shades of Blu and his musical journey.
Big Band of Brothers: A Jazz Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band (New West Records). Review by Michelle Wilson.
So Many Things: The European Tour 1961 (Acrobat ). Review by Eric Iannelli.
The Complete Riverside Recordings (Riverside Records). Review by James Mann.
Europe Live (Provogue/Mascot Label Group). Review by Michelle Wilson.
The Very Best of John Coltrane - The Prestige Era (Conqueroo (Prestige)). Review by May Terry.
Antelope Freeway/Equinox Express Elevator (Impulse! ). Review by James Mann.
Monk’s Music (Fantasy). Review by Carl F Gauze.
The distance between Eunice Waymon and Nina Simone is explained and explored for Jessica Whittington in this somewhat dry biography.
The Definitive Thelonious Monk on Prestige and Riverside (Concord Music Group). Review by Scott Adams.
Genius + Soul = Jazz (Concord Records). Review by James Mann.
Sanae Yamada and Ripley Johnson of Moon Duo have only been together for a short time but they’ve already covered some Christmas songs, they have a new EP called Escape, and they will perform at this year’s SXSW. Johnson was kind enough to take time off from staring at the sun to answer Ink 19’s questions. Ride on….
After thirty years, music critic Gary Giddins is still listening, still watching, and still… writing a multi-volume biography of your grandma’s favorite crooner, Bing Crosby? Ink 19 sat down with Giddins to talk about the shape of jazz to come.
Idiosyncratic and in relentless pursuit of perfection, Sonny Rollins cut a swath through jazz music that has yet to fade out. Scott Adams examines this documentary of his musical achievements.
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