The Free Jazz Collective
Reviews of Free Jazz and Improvised Music
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Ivo Perelman and the Arcado String Trio - Deep Resonance (FSRecords, 2020) *****
By Sammy Stein The Arcado String trio comprise Mark Feldman on Violin, William H Roberts on 'cello and Mark Dresser on bass. ...
Friday, August 14, 2020
Modern Jazz Quintet Karlsruhe / Four Men Only - Complete Recordings (NoBusiness Records, 2020) *****
By Martin Schray The European and especially the German jazz scene at the end of the 1960s was extremely creative. Everybody who’...
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Chicago Underground Quartet – Good Days (Astral Spirit, 2020) ****
By Daniel Böker At the end of the nineties of the last century I discovered a lot of new music. New to me at least. I am not quit...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Kite - People You Must Look At Me (Unheard Records, 2020) ****
By Cam Scott Although released in May of this year, this powerfully concise EP by Oglála Lakȟóta artist and composer...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Latest Releases of Aural Terrains Label #3
By Eyal Hareuveni Aural Terrains label was founded by composer Thanos Chrysakis as a creative space for exploratory contemporary m...
Monday, August 10, 2020
Twenty Years of Collaboration: Jamie Drouin and Lance Austin Olsen
The French Drop (Infrequency Editions, 2020) ****½ This and the Other Space (Infrequency Editions, 2020) ****½ Snowfield (Infrequ...
Sunday, August 9, 2020
Tashi Dorji & Tyler Damon – To Catch A Bird In A Net Of Wind (Trost, 2020) *****
By Tom Burris Let's cut to the chase. Dorji & Damon are rooted in rock music, not jazz. Like most of us, the jazz...
Saturday, August 8, 2020
Harald Kisiedu - European Echoes: Jazz Experimentalism in Germany 1950 - 1975 (Wolke Verlag, 2020) ***½
By Martin Schray Until the mid 1960s, European jazz was American jazz, because almost all of the European musicians who dedicat...
Friday, August 7, 2020
Interview with William Hooker
William Hooker (c) Peter Gannushkin By Cam Scott William Hooker is a consummate jazz musician, an honorific that fully ...
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Scene Spotlight: Sidebar (New Orleans, LA)
Andy Durta, booking manager for the New Orleans club Sidebar with Ken Vandermark By Nick Ostrum I first dropped the idea of an inter...
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