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Anticipating the Music of 2017

A whole load of brilliant music came out in 2016, so much that it almost made me wonder whether there were any musicians left to put out music in 2017. 713 more words


2016's jazz list bliss

Just under the wire, here are the jazz recordings that stood out for me in 2016. If the holidays brought you some iTunes cards or cash, and you still have it, why not swap it for some of the music listed below? 626 more words


Both Brad Mehldau albums have made Jazzwise's list of the Top 20 Jazz Albums of 2016.

Brad Mehldau

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Both Brad Mehldau Trio’s new album, Blues and Ballads, and Brad’s duo album with Joshua Redman, Nearness, have made… 9 more words


Congratulations to the musicians in the running for 2017's jazz-related Grammy Awards

Below are the contenders for the next batch of jazz-related Grammy Awards. Their nominations were announced Tuesday morning. Just for fun, I’ve italicized my picks. 268 more words


Friday News and Notes

A few Friday notes for you — another person who has made it through another week in this weird world in which we find ourselves. 330 more words


At the London Jazz Festival: Mehldau and Redman deliver a jazz masterclass, but the Garbarek quartet disappoints

Once again, we made the journey down to the capital to sample three events during the opening weekend of the London Jazz Festival. The music began with what was, for me, a welcome second helping of Tord Gustavsen’s collaboration with the German-Afghan vocalist Simin Tander on songs from their ECM album,  1,617 more words


Chris Cheek | Vine

Brad Mehldau – piano, Fender Rhodes piano
Chris Cheek – soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
Jorge Rossy – drums
Kurt Rosenwinkel – guitar