CD Review: Neil Cowley Trio - Touch and Flee

What do you do when, like Neil Cowley, you’ve created an exciting...

Magos & Limon Dawn

She is Magos Herrera, arguably the finest contemporary jazz singer...

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

Discovering unheard John Coltrane material is the Holy Grail for...

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

Ahmad Jamal's live performances have been well represented in his...

Myriad3: The Where (2014)

Myriad3—the Toronto-based trio of pianist Chris Donnelly, bassist...

Marius Neset/Trondheim Jazz Orchestra: Lion review intricately woven and exciting

Powerful young Norwegian saxophonist and composer Marius Neset is...

Susanna/Jenny Hval: Meshes of Voice review an exultant experience

(SusannaSonata)Norwegian singer/songwriter Susanna Wallumrød doesn...

Christophe Chassol: Indiamore review Indian-influenced jazz-funk workout

(Tricatel)Much admired by Gilles Peterson, who included him in an...

Tingvall Trio: Beat review lively but formulaic pop-jazz

(Skip Records)With their 2012 album Vagen, this internationally...

Keith Jarrett/Charlie Haden Last Dance

So maybe this project should officially be known as the Standards...

Ralph Towner/Wolfgang Muthspiel/Slava Grigoryan Travel Guide

On a percentage basis, the ECM catalog does not contain that many...

Joshua Redman: Trios Live review sax fan's dream of a live set

Joshua Redman, one of the most technically accomplished saxists in...

Joshua Redman Trios Live

Not surprisingly, Sonny Rollins is an immediate presence on tenor...

Joshua Redman: Trios Live (2014)

Upholding the legacy of his namesake, saxophonist Joshua Redman—...

I Like Men review surprises and subtle perfection from Rebecca Kilgore

Still little known in Britain, but with a solid following in the...

CD: Benjamin Taubkin - Al Qantara - The Bridge

Geoff Dyer’s book on jazz But Beautiful predicted the future of...

Nigel Price Organ Trio: Hit the Road review tribute to a smooth tradition

Nigel Price, the British jazz guitarist devoted to such late...

CD REVIEW: Mark Nightingale and Alastair White- The Sound of Jay and Kai

The two -trombone with three rhythm format, in which trombonists...

Adult Jazz: Gist Is review sublime and ridiculous experimental indie

(Spare Thought)Self-released, self-produced and self-recorded in a...

Albert Ayler: Spiritual Unity review music that blazes, uplifts and unnerves

(ESP-Disk)Albert Ayler was the 1960s African-American sax...

Farmers By Nature: Love and Ghosts review breathtakingly fluent free jazz

(Alum Fidelity)This double set, recorded at two French concerts,...

Farmers By Nature: Love and Ghosts review breathtakingly fluent free jazz

(Alum Fidelity)This double set, recorded at two French concerts,...

Albert Ayler: Spiritual Unity review music that blazes, uplifts and unnerves

(ESP-Disk)Albert Ayler was the 1960s African-American sax...

Dave Douglas/Uri Caine: Present Joys review hymns meet jazz on excellent collaboration

(Greenleaf)Trumpeter Dave Douglas and pianist Uri Caine share a...

Janette Mason: D'Ranged review classic R&B and soul with a jazz twist

(Fireball)Janette Mason, the UK-based session pianist and composer...

Space is the place again as a new generation of artists embrace Afrofuturism

Janelle Monáe has taken the philosophy into the mainstream, while...

Sten Sandell/Paal Nilssen-Love: Jacana review fearless jazz improv

(Rune Grammofon)Health and safety warning this is a completely...

BOOK REVIEW: Mark Robertson - Off Key

Mark Robertson - Off Key (Matador, 322pp., £8.99. Book Review by...

That's It! review New Orleans's Preservation Hall Jazz Band know not to change a thing

Founded in 1961 as a platform for veteran New Orleans musicians,...

New York Standards Quartet: The New Straight Ahead review freshened up jazz standards

(Whirlwind)Most 21st-century jazz musicians still playing American...