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Fire! Orchestra: Enter review overheated but powerful

(Rune Grammofon)Sweden's 28-piece Fire! Orchestra comprise jazz, improv and avant-rock players. They often sound like an exciting throwback to two cult manifestations of this kind of giant crossover lineup from earlier times: UK pianist Keith Tippett's 19

Brunel de Jour - Kalle Kalima & K-12

This album focuses on key works by the Spanish director Luis Brunel. Talking about the record Kalima said: "The role of music in Buñuel's films also changed during his career, which lasted half a century. Where music often served as a counterpoint to the

The Great Lakes Suites - Wadada Leo Smith

Talking about this latest album, Wadada Leo Smith said: "My inspiration for composing the music on The Great Lakes Suites is centered around the idea of the Great Lakes being located in the uppermost part of the Northern hemisphere and the fact that it to

Magos & Limon Dawn

She is Magos Herrera, arguably the finest contemporary jazz singer to emerge from Mexico, a heady blend of Cassandra Wilson and Diana Krall.

Dawn - Magos & Limon

Magos & Limón are a msucial duo combining renowned Mexican singer Magos Herrera and Spanish guitar player, composer and producer Javier Limón. Magos has worked with the cream of international jazz musicians, combining her Latin roots with the sounds of

John Coltrane: Offering: Live At Temple University (2014)

Discovering unheard John Coltrane material is the Holy Grail for serious music devotees, and the imminent release (Sept.23,2014) of a 1966 live date in the form of Offering: Live at Temple University on the Impulse! label (in conjunction with Resonance Re

Offering: Live at Temple University - John Coltrane

'Offering: Live At Temple University' documents a legendary concert by John Coltrane at Temple University in his hometown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 11, 1966, six weeks after his fortieth birthday and nine months before his untimely death.

Ahmad Jamal & Yusef Lateef: Live At The Olympia (2014)

Ahmad Jamal's live performances have been well represented in his discography over the past sixty years.

Live at the Olympia - Ahmad Jamal & Yusef Lateef

Olympia, Paris, 27 June 2012. In this mythical concert hall, the Ahmad Jamal quartet played in telepathic mode to reinvent the Blue Moon repertoire. Then, before giving the audience a transformed rendering of Poinciana, a hit from the Chess era, the piani

Myriad3: The Where (2014)

Myriad3—the Toronto-based trio of pianist Chris Donnelly, bassist Dan Fortin, and drummer Ernesto Cervini—may be the most noteworthy small group to emerge from Canada in years.