Pathways (ABG Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Compass Confusion (Pyroclastic Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Garrison Fewell explores the meaning of spirituality and jazz improvisation in 25 conversations with modern jazz greats.
Some DVD notes, a book about The White Stripes and if you think there aren’t CD reviews here, you’ve got another thing coming.
Equilibrium (Thirsty Ear). Review by Jan Mantovani.
Matthew Shipp vs. Anti-Pop Consortium (Thirsty Ear). Review by Rob Walsh.
The Freedom Suite (Aum Fidelity). Review by Matt Cibula.
Going To Church (Aum Fidelity). Review by George Patridge.
A side of jazz ignored by Ken Burns’ documentary is explored in Philip Freeman’s new book, New York is Now!: The New Wave of Free Jazz. But is the book any more valid a document of jazz than Burns’ film was? Bob Pomeroy has the answers.
Bob Pomeroy waxes enthusiastic about the stylistic shifts and free improvisational spirit that marked David S. Ware’s Corridors & Parallels record.
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