• Norway Calling

    Norway Calling

    Norway has a thriving jazz scene fueled by an obsession with innovation and generous support for the arts. Let’s take a look at three recent releases that explore the range of new sounds from Norway.

  • New Vocabulary

    New Vocabulary

    ST (System Dialing Records). Review by James Mann.

  • The Road To Jajouka

    The Road To Jajouka

    Various Artists (Howe). Review by James Mann.

  • Ornette Coleman

    Ornette Coleman

    Something Else!!!! (Riverside). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Dark Meat

    Dark Meat

    Truce Opium (Emergency Umbrella). Review by Michael Crown.

  • Gary Giddins

    Gary Giddins

    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.

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