Here is Jarrett, back on his feet, sliding down the chimney with gifts.
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Beautiful to the point of almost disappearing.
Hearing this music again in 2018 is almost jarring, so lacking in irony or forced…
Rollins is perhaps the most logical and purely intuitive improviser in American music.
Largely avoids both the virtues and the pitfalls of jazz.
Straight Forward is a shade too conservative for its own good.
The sum of Nina Simone’s Bethlehem Sessions is powerful.
Kate McGarry is the best jazz singer you haven’t heard of.
At once like a greatest hits album of new material and a restless travelogue.
Umphrey’s McGee is not The Dead or Phish nor Zappa or Ben Folds.