‘Angelic Warrior’ sees saxophonist Tia Fuller break out of her shell and into bold new styles.
Medeski Martin and Wood’s ‘Free Magic’ showcases the immense musical team-work that comes from working together for more than 20 years.
Music Inspired by Freedmantown represents not only an impressive debut, but also a keen awareness of an important period in America’s history.
Innovative use of guest musicians and incredible lyrical depth make up for occasional predictability in Bill Ortiz’s ‘Highest Wish’.
Rich Pellegrin Quintet released their first album last February, providing an excellent and accessible avant-garde album with a heavy Coltrane influence.
We got an advance copy of Robert Glasper’s ‘Black Radio’ – An album that is sure to set the framework for future Jazz/Hip Hop Crossovers.
Jessy J’s ‘Hot Sauce’ makes few demands as it beautifully mixes Latin, Jazz, and Pop in some surprising ways.
The long-awaited ‘Forever’ by Corea-Clarke-White has finally hit the scene as a two-disc album that proves to be worth a listen for any Jazz fan.
There is an oddly enjoyable complexity to Hiromi’s ‘Voice’ that transcend the limitations of any single genre or instrument and pushes the boundaries of Jazz.
The passion on display throughout Hugh Laurie’s ‘Let Them Talk’ is astounding – But most listeners can’t shake the feeling that something’s not quite right…