Tag: Max Roach

Wadada Leo Smith

Music Reviews

Rosa Parks: Pure Love. An Oratorio of Seven Songs (TUM Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

The Quintet

Music Reviews

Jazz at Massey Hall (Original Jazz Classics/Debut). Review by James Mann.

Mel Lewis and His Big Band

Screen Reviews

Shelton Hull makes a case for Mel Lewis, an underrated and subtle jazz drummer, who is finally starting to get his reissue due - including this excellent concert dvd from 1986.

Max Volume, Max Intensity

Minority Report

Shelton Hull is awed by Mosaic’s exhaustive new Max Roach box set, and how it lovingly excavates and elevates the drumming titan’s dizzying 1950s output to its proper place amongst the greats.

Bill Bruford’s Earthworks

Music Reviews

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Joe Jackson

Joe Jackson

Event Reviews

Joe Jackson brought his Two Rounds of Racket tour to the Lincoln Theatre in Washington D.C. on Monday. Bob Pomeroy was in the area and caught the show.

Matías Meyer

Matías Meyer

Interviews

With only a week to go before powerful new feature Louis Riel or Heaven Touches The Earth premieres in the Main Slate at UNAM International Film Festival, Lily and Generoso sat down for an in-depth conversation with the film’s director, Matías Meyer.

Mostly True

Mostly True

Print Reviews

Carl F. Gauze reviews the fascinating Mostly True: The West’s Most Popular Hobo Graffiti Magazine, a chronicle of forgotten outsider subculture.

The Tin Star

The Tin Star

Screen Reviews

Anthony Mann’s gorgeous monochrome western, The Tin Star, may have been shot in black and white, but its themes are never that easily defined.

Flipside

Flipside

Screen Reviews

Charles DJ Deppner finds Flipside to be a vital treatise on mortality, creativity, and purpose, disguised as a quirky documentary about a struggling record store.