Sunday , May 19 2024

Jazz

Music Reviews: Chip Taylor’s ‘Behind the Sky,’ plus Jazz Giants Chet Baker, Sun Ra, and Art Tatum, and More

Chip Taylor

Reviews of the effusive latest Chip Taylor CD, plus jazz greats Chet Baker, Sun Ra, and Art Tatum, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, and Crow and Gazelle.

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Music Reviews: ‘The JFK Inauguration: US Top 100 20th January 1961,’ plus Mike Zito, Vanessa Peters, and Lance Cowan

JFK Inauguration

A fascinating new anthology collects music from the week when President John F. Kennedy took office, featuring most of the songs that made Billboard’s chart that week.

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Music Reviews: ‘You Can Walk Across It on the Grass: The Boutique Sounds of Swinging London,’ plus Paul Collins and Gordon Grdina

You Can Walk Across It

A review of an anthology of the sounds of late 1960a swinging London. Plus, new albums from Paul Collins and Gordon Grdina.

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Music Reviews: ‘We Can Work It Out’ (An Anthology of Beatles Covers), plus the Kinks and Marcel Smith

We Can Work It Out

A new Beatles covers collection features a fair number of luminous artists and a few famous covers, but the focus is more on obscure artists and recordings.

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Music Reviews: Pink Floyd’s ‘Atom Heart Mother’ Expanded, plus Sarah McKenzie, Big Country, Uncle Lucius, and a ‘Doo-Wop Christmas Party’

Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother

Reviews of an expanded edition of Pink Floyd's 'Atom Heart Mother,' plus Big Country live, a doo-wop Christmas anthology, and more.

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Music Reviews: Frank Zappa’s ‘Over-nite Sensation’ Box Set, the Feelies’ Velvet Underground Tribute, and More New Releases

Zappa-Overnite Sensation

Reviews of an expanded edition of Frank Zappa's Over-nite Sensation, the Feelies' 'Some Kinda Love,' and more.

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Music Reviews: Bob Dylan’s ‘The Complete Budokan 1978,’ plus Dori Freeman, Mike Zito & Albert Castiglia, Kristen Grainger & True North, and Peter Rosendal

Bob Dylan-Complete Budokan

The Complete Budokan 1978 coilects two Bob Dylan concerts. Plus, new CDs from Dori Freeman, Mike Zito & Albert Castiglia, Kristen Grainger & True North, and Peter Rosendal.

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