Afro Blue Impressions by John Coltrane’s classic quartet is, quite frankly, one of the best live jazz albums ever made, by Coltrane or anyone else, and represents a high water mark in the career of a true artist.
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To those with unadventurous ears, Keith Jarrett’s No End might seem like apt title for this new (though not newly-recorded) album. Driven by Santana-esque guitars and rhythms, and employing rather loose structures, the tracks on this instrumental collection harkens back …CONTINUE
With a jazz trio consisting of Steve Swallow on bass, a pianist with the last name of Bley, a horn player, and no drummer, it’s understandable that the new album Trios (ECM) by Swallow, pianist Carla Bley, and saxophonist Andy …CONTINUE
It would be easy to dismiss Somewhere as just another live album by the jazz trio of pianist Keith Jarrett, bassist Gary Peacock, and drummer Jack DeJohnette. Because, quite frankly, that’s what it is. But that kind of misses the …CONTINUE
In 1971, four years after jazz saxophonist John Coltrane passed away, his wife Alice assembled some songs he’d recorded in 1965 for the posthumous album Sun Ship. But rather than just released them as they had originally been recorded, …CONTINUE