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Sunday Sleep In ~ "Sweet Sorrow" ~ Joshua Redman Quartet.

More like Sunday “Sass”…what a great piece of composing here by Redman that would befittingly seep into any film noir, sounding here right out of the 40s and 50s. 46 more words


Juan Rodriguez: Jazz retained its vital signs in 2015

Paul Bley once said of jazz: “If you know what’s going to happen, there’s no reason to go to the gig — you go to the gig to get lost.” 823 more words



From Michael Brecker‘s last album Pilgrimage, the track Anagram, unfortunately the musician’s goodbye to life,  the right climax to an outstanding career! 17 more words


Moon Much-Loved Albums, 2015 (A Partial List)

In what was an excellent year for pop songwriting, tunesmiths spent lots of energy working out what to ponder privately, what to imply with a glance, and what to proclaim publically. 396 more words

First Impressions: Brad Mehldau, 10 Years Solo Live

Proud to contribute the first music review for the revamped In Review Online— and of a significant new collection, no less: Four discs of stimulating solo piano work from the great Brad Mehldau. 19 more words

First Impressions

Juan Rodriguez: Brad Mehldau finds a decade of contrasts in 10 Years Solo Live

“Amazing” is a word that’s so overused, it is rendered meaningless. But that word constantly comes to mind while listening to jazz pianist Brad Mehldau’s new four-CD, five-hour set 10 Years Solo Live (on Nonesuch Records). 776 more words