Jazz Desk Reviews

Source: Jazz Desk.

The lyrical side of free jazz
Borderlands Trio with pianist Kris Davis play their own very lyrical kind of free jazz. Borderlands Trio – Wandersphere (Intakt, 2021) Kris Davis, piano; Stephan Crump, bass; Eric McPherson, drums Bassist Stephan Crump and drummer Eric McPherson has both played …

Creative Chicago cello and flute trio
Flute, cello, and drums. There is a jazz combo you do not hear every day. Tomeka Reid, Nicole Mitchell, Mike Reed – …and Then There´s This (Astral, 2021) The cello began to be established as a jazz instrument in the …

Moor Mother blends the modern and mythic
Moor Mother brings urgent poetry and a modern soundscape to jazz. Moor Mother – Black Encyclopedia of the Air (Anti, 2021) Moor Mother uses the kind of beats which is usually used in hip hop, and the same kind of …