Free Jazz Blog Reviews

From Free Jazz:

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2009
The Godforgottens – Never Forgotten, Always Remembered (Clean Feed, 2009) *****

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009
Chris Kelsey – Not Cool (as in … the opposite of Paul Desmond) (Self Published, 2009) ****

MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2009
Minamo – Kuroi Kawa/Black River (Tzadik, 2009) ****
Fire! – You Liked Me Five Minutes Ago (Rune Grammofon, 2009) ****½

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Dusted Reviews

From Dusted:

Artist: Evan Parker
Album: House Full of Floors
Label: Tzadik
Review date: Nov. 24, 2009

Artist: Fire!
Album: You Liked Me Five Minutes Ago
Label: Rune Grammofon
Review date: Nov. 20, 2009

Artist: Dark Meat
Album: Truce Opium
Label: Emergency Umbrella
Review date: Nov. 19, 2009

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz:

Ahleuchatistas
Of The Body Prone (Tzadik)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

Joelle Leandre
Joelle Leandre: Duos with William Parker and George Lewis
Reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Joelle Leandre / George Lewis
Transatlantic Visions (Rogue Art)
Reviewed by John Sharpe

Bobby Bradford
Bobby Bradford: With John Stevens and the Spontaneous Music Ensemble
Reviewed by Clifford Allen

Fire!
You Liked Me Five Minutes Ago (Rune Grammofon)
Reviewed by John Kelman

Vyacheslav Guyvoronsky / Andrei Kondakov / Vladimir Volkov
In Search Of A Standard (Leo Records)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Chad Taylor
Circle Down (482 Music)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

Joe Morris
Fine Objects (Not Two Records)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

Mike Reed’s People, Places & Things
About Us (482 Music)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

Various Artists
Hur! Hommage a la Musique de Christian Vander (Downhill Studio)
Reviewed by John Kelman

Jessica Pavone
Songs of Synastry and Solitude (Tzadik)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

Henry Threadgill Zooid
This Brings Us To, Volume 1 (Pi Recordings)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

Ed Palermo Big Band
Ed Palermo Big Band: Eddy Loves Frank (Cuneiform Records)
Reviewed by Ian Patterson

Bobby Bradford, Tom Heasley, Ken Rosser
Varistar (Full Bleed Music)
Reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz:

Harris Eisenstadt
Canada Day (Clean Feed Records)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

Harvey Sorgen / Steve Rust / Michael Jefry Stevens Trio
A Scent in Motion (Konnex Records)
Reviewed by Jerry D’Souza

Sainkho Namchylak / Dickson Dee
Tea Opera (Leo Records)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Josh Berman / Aram Shelton / Weasel Walter
Last Distractions (Singlespeed Music)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

Ken Vandermark / Barry Guy / Mark Sanders
Fox Fire (Maya)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

Paul Motian
On Broadway Vol. 5 (Winter & Winter)
Reviewed by Mark F. Turner

Luigi Archetti / Bo Wiget
Low Tide Digitals III (Rune Grammofon)
Reviewed by David McLean

The Fonda/Stevens Group
Memphis (Playscape Recordings)
Reviewed by Troy Collins

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All About Jazz Reviews

Cover of "The Crucible"
Cover of The Crucible

From All About Jazz:

07-Sep-09 Gutbucket
A Modest Proposal (Cuneiform Records)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

07-Sep-09 John Zorn
The Crucible (Tzadik)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

07-Sep-09 Klang
Tea Music (AllosDocuments)
Reviewed by Lyn Horton

07-Sep-09 Gunter Hampel
Vibes Vibes (Vibrafon Solos 2008) (Birth Records)
Reviewed by Marc Medwin

05-Sep-09 James Carney
Ways & Means (Songlines Recordings)
Reviewed by Terrell Kent Holmes

05-Sep-09 Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society
Infernal Machines (New Amsterdam Records)
Reviewed by Ted Gordon

05-Sep-09 Multiple Artists
Violin Twofer: Stefano Pastor & Mark Feldman
Reviewed by Karla Cornejo

05-Sep-09 Joey Baron
Joey Baron: Secrets, I Believe & Live at the Vortex
Reviewed by Kurt Gottschalk

05-Sep-09 Multiple Artists
Global Unity: Belgium
Reviewed by Tom Greenland

05-Sep-09 Multiple Artists
Four on Clean Feed: Darren Johnston, Luis Lopes, Daniel Levin, Avram Fefer
Reviewed by Clifford Allen

05-Sep-09 Satoko Fujii
Satoko Fujii: Chun, Heat Wave & Summer Suite
Reviewed by Robert Iannapollo

04-Sep-09 Samuel Blaser
Pieces of Old Sky (Clean Feed Records)
Reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

04-Sep-09 simakDialog
Demi Masa (Moonjune Records)
Reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

03-Sep-09 Dennis Gonzalez
A Matter Of Blood (furthermore recordings)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

03-Sep-09 Susanna and the Magical Orchestra
3 (Rune Grammofon)
Reviewed by John Kelman

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz:

03-Aug-09 In The Country
Whiteout (Rune Grammofon)
Reviewed by John Kelman

03-Aug-09 Ken Vandermark
Ken Vandermark: Collected Fiction (Improvised Bass & Reed Duos) & Fire Room: Broken Music
Reviewed by Marc Medwin

03-Aug-09 Warren Smith
Old News Borrowed Blues (Engine Studios)
Reviewed by Lyn Horton

02-Aug-09 Tony Malaby
Tony Malaby: Paloma Recio & Ancient and Future Airs
Reviewed by David Adler

02-Aug-09 Jim Black
Jim Black: One Great Night…Live; Houseplant & Kyrill
Reviewed by Wilbur MacKenzie

02-Aug-09 Multiple Artists
Oh Canada: Francois Carrier/Michel Lambert/Jean-Jacques Avenel; Gordon Grdina & NOW Orchestra
Reviewed by Kurt Gottschalk

02-Aug-09 Tim Daisy
Tim Daisy: Tea Music, The Disappointment of Parsley & Staying in the Game
Reviewed by Kurt Gottschalk

30-Jul-09 National Health
National Health: National Health / Of Queues and Cures
Reviewed by John Kelman

29-Jul-09 John Surman
Brewster’s Rooster (ECM Records)
Reviewed by John Kelman

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The Squid’s Ear Reviews

From the Squid’s Ear:

Morris / Voigt / Plsek – MVP LSD: The Graphic Scores of Lowell Skinner Davidson
Wadada Leo Smith / Jack Dejohnette – America
Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto with Ensemble Modern – Utp
Mary Halvorson / Reuben Radding / Nate Wooley – Crackleknob
Christof Kurzmann / Burkhard Stangl – neuschnee
Biosphere – Wireless
Sophie Agnel – Capsizing Moments
Annette Krebs & Rhodri Davies – Kravis Rhonn Project
Ikue Mori – Class Insecta
Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra – Poetics
Morton Feldman – For Bunita Marcus
Juno el Grande – Neo Dada

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All About Jazz Reviews

From All About Jazz:

08-Apr-09 Bushman’s Revenge
You Lost Me at Hello (Rune Grammofon)
Reviewed by John Kelman

06-Apr-09 Microscopic Septet
Lobster Leaps In (Cuneiform Records)
Reviewed by Joel Roberts

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All About Jazz Reviews

ESP-Disk
Image via Wikipedia

From All About Jazz:

02-Feb-09 UKZ
Radiation (Globe Music)
Reviewed by John Kelman

02-Feb-09 Jim Hall / Bill Frisell
Hemispheres (ArtistShare)
Reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

01-Feb-09 John O’Gallagher
Dirty Hands (Clean Feed Records)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

01-Feb-09 Circulasione Totale Orchestra
Open Port (Independent)
Reviewed by Glenn Astarita

31-Jan-09 Hans Tammen Third Eye Orchestra
Hans Tammen Third Eye Orchestra (Innova Recordings)
Reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

31-Jan-09 Darren Johnston
The Edge Of The Forest (Clean Feed Records)
Reviewed by Mark Corroto

30-Jan-09 Don Cherry
Don Cherry: Live at Cafe Montmartre 1966 Volume Two (ESP Disk)
Reviewed by Henry Smith

30-Jan-09 Susanna
Flower of Evil (Rune Grammofon)
Reviewed by John Kelman

30-Jan-09 Phish
Live Phish Downloads: Madison Square Garden 12/30/1997 (Jemp Records)
Reviewed by Doug Collette

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