The Free Jazz Collective
Reviews of Free Jazz and Improvised Music
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Eve Risser Red Desert Orchestra - Eurythmia (Clean Feed, 2022)
By Stuart Broomer The dream of an inclusivist orchestral music that stretches from one world to another in an act of embrace...
Friday, December 2, 2022
Christoph Erb, Magda Mayas & Gerry Hemingway Trio - Bathing Music (Veto, 2022)
By Stef Gijssels When you like music that shimmers and vibrates with timbral impressionistic sensitivities, touching on pointillistic fragil...
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Biliana Voutchkova: DUOS2022
Biliana Voutchkova. Photo (c) Photomusix /Cristina Marx By Paul Acquaro , Matthew Banash , and Nick Ostrum Biliana Voutchkova is a vi...
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Ken Vandermark/Matthias Muche/Thomas Lehn/Martin Blume - Soundbridges (Jazzwerkstatt, 2022)
By Martin Schray Imagine the following scenario: A highly likeable German soccer cl...
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Ivo Perelman - Reed Rapture in Brooklyn (Mahakala Music, 2022)
By Eyal Hareuveni , Sammy Stein , Gary Chapin , Tom Burris , and Paul Acquaro In 2021, the prolific tenor sax player celebrated his ...
Monday, November 28, 2022
Kirk Knuffke - flexing the tradition
By Stef Gijssels New York cornetist Kirk Knuffke has a warm gentle tone on his horn, even in the most free and improvised formats. His soun...
Sunday, November 27, 2022
Mali Obomsawin – Sweet Tooth (OOYH, 2022)
By Nick Ostrum Sweet Tooth is the debut release of bassist, composer and vocalist Mali Obomsawin. On it, she is joined...
Saturday, November 26, 2022
Jacob Wick - Standards (Full Spectrum Records, 2022)
By Keith Prosk Gibrán Andrade, Mabe Fratti, Amanda Irarrázabal, Federico Sánchez, and Jacob Wick play five songs from others with ...
Friday, November 25, 2022
Mikołaj Trzaska, Petr Vrba, Mark Tokar, Balázs Pándi — Malá Pardubická Vol. 4 (Gusstaff Records, 2022)
By Nick Ostrum This quartet consists of musicians from Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Ukraine, a potential conscious or unco...
Thursday, November 24, 2022
Cécile Cappozzo Quintet - Hymne d'automne (Ayler Records, 2022)
By Stuart Broomer This invocation of autumn moods often attends to the explosive rather than the pastoral, though both are in evid...
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