Source: Bandcamp Daily.
The modern jazz and improvised music scene is so deep and rich that there’s a risk that excellent music might not land in this column, simply because it evaded my notice. For the month of May 2021, it’s pretty much a certainty. These days on Bandcamp, the jazz section is drowning in great new music, and May was a deluge. Here is a sampling of what it had to offer. And a reminder: this column is merely a starting point for your own musical journey; that has never been more true than in May.