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Music Reviews: Brazilian and Cuban Jazz from Minas, Antonio Adolfo, and Nils Fischer


Reviewed here are fresh, new interpretations of Brazilian and Cuban jazz. Read More »

Music Review: Pascal Bokar – ‘Guitar Balafonics’


All Bokar’s passions are on display on his February release, 'Guitar Balafonics.' Read More »

Dances with Films Festival: Music, Movies, and Amazing Entertainment

Sarah Dashew

One of the amazingly enjoyable aspects of the Dances with Films Festival is the opportunity to see short films you might never otherwise never screen. Read More »

An Interivew with Folk Music Legend Tom Paxton and Review of His Latest Album ‘Redemption Road’

Tom Paxton

An interview with Tom Paxton on his latest album "Redemption Road," along with a review of the release. Read More »

Music Review: Xavier Rudd & The United Nations – ‘Nanna’ – New Release from Australia’s Eco Warrior


A great album - come to it with an open mind. It might change your heart. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Recordings and Tours from Modest Mouse, Shania Twain, Mumford & Sons, Joan Armatrading, My Morning Jacket, Josh Groban and More

Modest Mouse

Plus Tori Amos, John Patitucci, Wale, Zac Brown Band, Johnny Winter, Tony Bennett & Bill Evans, and More Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Recordings and Tours from Rihanna, Kid Ink, Chris Brown, Shelby Lynne and More

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Plus Florence + the Machine, Alabama Shakes, The Replacements, Buena Vista Social Club, Larry Coryell, Jorma Kaukonen, Simone Dinnerstein, and The Yardbirds. Read More »

Music Review: Jazz-Crossover Albums from Roger Davidson, Gary Gray, and Pascal Bokar

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These albums are excellent reminders that genre labels have their limits, a testament not to anyone's lack of imagination but to the universality of this thing we call music. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Releases (and Tours) from Mark Ronson, Death Cab for Cutie, 2Cellos, Jellyfish, Hall and Oates, Red Garland and More

Mark Ronson Bruno Mars Uptown Funk Uptown Special

Plus Widespread Panic, Slipknot, Noel Gallagher, Art Pepper, Hugh Masekela, Anonymous 4, and Katrina of Katrina and the Waves. Read More »

Music Review: Ann Hobson Pilot, Lucia Lin and J.P. Jofre – ‘Astor Piazzolla: Escualo’

Astor Piazzolla Escualo

Piazzolla's music contains multitudes of possibilities, gentleness always among them. Read More »