The Free Jazz Collective
Reviews of Free Jazz and Improvised Music
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Anthony Braxton – Sextet (Parker) 1993, Discs 2 - 6 (New Braxton House, 2018)
By Tom Burris Disc 2 **** Standout Tracks: Scrapple From The Apple, Bebop, Klactoveedsedstene So right outta the gate, here appe...
Friday, March 23, 2018
Anthony Braxton - Sextet (Parker) 1993 (New Braxton House, 2018) *****
By Paul Acquaro It's difficult for me to imagine 'Jazz' without Charlie Parker. He, along with the likes of Monk, Bud P...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Large Unit - Fluku (PNL, 2017) ****
By Martin Schray Actually, the Large Unit is a band you have to see live. At the beginning of March they were in Schorndorf, in the Ma...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Andrew Drury's Content Provider - Try (Different Track Recordings, 2018) ***½
By Brian Kiwanuka In the sophomore album by Andrew Drury's Content provider, Try , the drummer continues his habit of being involved...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Naked Wolf - Ahum (Clean Feed, 2016) ***½
By Eyal Hareuveni When Charles Mingus released his classic album Ah Um almost fifty years ago it was perceived as homage to the elder...
Monday, March 19, 2018
Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York - Fukushima (Libra Records, 2017) ****
By Martin Schray Satoko Fujii is a phenomenon: in 2018 she has embarked on releasing an album a month celebrating her 60th birthday, an...
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Cannibal – s/t (ultra eczema 2017) ****
By Daniel Böker At the Sonic City festival in Kortrijk in Belgium I bought an album from the band Cannibal. The band consists of Dennis...
Saturday, March 17, 2018
The Terror and the Beauty
By Eyal Hareuveni Two releases of European groups that redefine 'free-improv meets free-jazz' as a brutal and noisy genre that mat...
Friday, March 16, 2018
Ian Brighton/Henry Kaiser – Together Apart (Fractal, 2017) ****
By Chris Haines This is an interesting album, and good to see (and hear) Ian Brighton on another recording after his comeback album Now...
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Sylvie Courvoisier Trio - D’Agala (Intakt, 2018) ****½
By Lee Rice Epstein Pianist Sylvie Courvoisier is back with her trio, Drew Gress on bass and Keith Wollesen on drums. Courvoisier has b...
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