The Best Jazz on Bandcamp: July 2021

Source: Bandcamp Daily.

This month’s column operates in extremes. There are recommendations for straight-ahead recordings that sail like a fastball over the heart of the plate. And there are recommendations for unconventional and experimental sessions that challenge the notion of what jazz is. The vast distance between those two endpoints goes a long way to illuminating why the modern jazz scene is thriving more than at any point in its history.