The Free Jazz Collective
Reviews of Free Jazz and Improvised Music
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
John Zorn – Heaven and Earth Magick (Tzadik, 2021) ****½
By Anthony Simon When I listen to music that includes both composition and improvisation, I enjoy trying to ide...
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Erin Rogers - 2000 Miles (Relative Pitch, 2021) ****½
By Keith Prosk Erin Rogers plays six saxophone solos on the 63’ 2000 Miles . This is Rogers’ second solo after Dawn...
Monday, October 18, 2021
Georg Graeve, Kjell Nordeson, Jon Raskin Trio - Live at NIR Studios (Temescal Records, 2021) ****
By Flavio Zanuttini Nowadays we are used to the streaming concerts. It was not so common before COVID-19, but now it seems li...
Sunday, October 17, 2021
By Paul Acquaro Today, something a little different. Carina Khorkhordina is a trumpeter and photographer from Russia, now living and working...
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Henry Threadgill - Poof (Pi Recordings, 2021) ****½
By Landon Kuhlmann Henry Threadgill has triumphantly returned to present us with another vision of his world: a swirling, expansive...
Friday, October 15, 2021
Satoko Fujii - 24 albums reviewed
By Stef Gijssels Last year we reviewed several duo albums by Satoko Fujii and Natsuki Tamura during lockdown, we reviewed " The Great...
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Vinny Golia - Even to this day…Movement One: Inoculations for Orchestra and Soloists (Ninewinds & pfMENTUM, 2021) ****½
By Ron Coulter This is a MASSIVE musical contribution from the musical polymath and Creative Music luminary, Vinny ...
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Bruno Duplant - Nocturnes (3 Études) ( Inexhaustible Editions, 2020) ****½
By Fotis Nikolakopoulos This has been a review that took a lot of time in the making. Not because of the size of it, but because it...
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Katharina Ernst - le temps (Trost / Ventil Records, 2021) ****½
By Keith Prosk Katharina Ernst presents five solos for percussion on the 25’ le temps . To provide a small sam...
Monday, October 11, 2021
Unscientific Italians - Play the Music of Bill Frisell, Volume 1 (Hora Records, 2021) ***½
By Stephen Griffith How can you not be curious about an album with this title? Here's an iconic guitarist with an ...
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