Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz:

Vinny Golia & Mark Dresser – Live At Lotus (Kadima, 2010) ****
Remi Álvarez & Mark Dresser – Soul to Soul (Discos Intolerantia, 2010) ****
The Nu Band – Live In Paris (No Business, 2010) ****½
Elderflower – Deep Drink (Elderflower, 2010) ****

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AMN Picks of the Week

Amon Tobin
Cover of Amon Tobin

Here is where I post, at a frequency of about once a week, a list of the new music that has caught my attention that week. All of the releases listed below I’ve heard for the first time this week and come recommended.

Yarn/Wire – Tone Builders (2010)
Rudresh Mahanthappa / Bunky Green – Apex (2010)
Amon Tobin – Chaos Theory (2005)
Hardedge / Graham Haynes – Led Into Uncertainty (2010)

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All about Jazz Reviews

Hugh Hopper
Cover of Hugh Hopper

From All about Jazz:

Revisit (Delmark Records)

Mike Mainieri / Marnix Busstra Quartet
Trinary Motion / Live in Europe (NYC Records)

Hugh Hopper
The Gift of Purpose (Cuneiform Records)

Mike Pride’s From Bacteria to Boys
Betweenwhile (AUM Fidelity)

Steve Coleman and Five Elements
Harvesting Semblances and Affinities (Pi Recordings)

Mary Halvorson Quintet
Saturn Sings (Firehouse 12 Records)

10 (Rune Grammofon)

Steve Tibbetts
Natural Causes (ECM Records)

William Parker
I Plan To Stay A Believer (AUM Fidelity)
Reviewed by John Sharpe

Michael Formanek
The Rub And Spare Change (ECM Records)

William Parker Organ Quartet
Uncle Joe’s Spirit House (AUM Fidelity)

Greg Burk
Unduality (Accurate Records)

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