Cover to Cover (Compass Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Little Girl Blue (BMG). Review by James Mann.
All The Misery Money Can Buy (Soundly Music). Review by James Mann.
Freedom Highway (Nonesuch). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
The White Man Made Me Do It (Alive Records). Review by James Mann.
Nina (Graveface). Review by Matthew Moyer
Electricity by Candlelight- NYC 2/13/97 (Bar/None Records). Review by James Mann.
Night (Sony Classical). Review by James Mann.
The distance between Eunice Waymon and Nina Simone is explained and explored for Jessica Whittington in this somewhat dry biography.
Chamber Music Society (Heads Up). Review by James Mann.
Kairos (Dead Oceans). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Hitting the road with Ani DiFranco as a follow-up to her national touring debut with no less a superstar than Tracy Chapman , Gaby Moreno will have to follow-up her debut album, Still the Unknown with a title more befitting her potential breakout. She’s already got some surprises up her sleeve for the second act.
From gothic siren to torch singer, Gitane Demone has been through it all. This new double-disc DVD collection chronicles the many phases and changes of her long and overlooked life and art.
David Thomas Broughton vs. 7 Hertz (Acuarela). Review by Aaron Shaul.
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Anything (Palm Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Shelton Hull eagerly devours reissues of lesser-known work by the jazz titans Coltrane, Ellington, and Mingus. What’s left to do then but riff, baby, riff!
The Kings of Hip Hop (BBE/Rapster). Review by Bill Campbell.
Artist’s Choice: Music That Matters to Her (Hear Music). Review by Bill Campbell.
Remixed 2 (Verve). Review by Ben Varkentine.
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