jazz

Tom Skinner Voices of Bishara review

Tom Skinner – Voices of Bishara

The Sons of Kemet/The Smile drummer’s solo debut delivers one of the most vital jazz listening experiences this year

Alessandro Sgobbio Solo piano review

Alessandro Sgobbio : Piano Music

A set of stark solo piano pieces that lays bare the composer’s influences and technique

Sun Ra Arkestra living sky review

Sun Ra Arkestra : Living Sky

The Arkestra continues to build on Sun Ra’s legacy with originals and standards alike

Miles Davis On the Corner

With On the Corner, Miles Davis rewired jazz

In 1972, Miles Davis made his most radical move yet

Comet is coming hyper-dimensional expansion beam review

The Comet Is Coming : Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam

The British group navigates an electro-jazz dystopia

Pharoah Sanders

R.I.P. jazz icon Pharoah Sanders

The iconic saxophonist and bandleader has died at 81

best albums of 2022 makaya mccraven

Makaya McCraven : In These Times

The jazz drummer, composer and bandleader explores the intricacies of rhythm on his latest

best songs of 2022 Charles Stepney

Charles Stepney : Step on Step

An archival compilation of the late producer’s home recordings, it’s a window from the past to the future

Kokoroko Could We Be More review

Kokoroko : Could We Be More

Vibrant African jazz blessed with sunlight

Kaidi Tatham Don't Rush the Process review

Kaidi Tatham : Don’t Rush the Process

The UK jazz/electronic artist delivers a warm, soulful and spiritual expression on his latest

Sun Ra Arkestra

Sun Ra Arkestra announce new album, Living Sky

Hear “Somebody Else’s Idea”

makaya mccraven in these times review

DoomCannon – Renaissance

The UK keyboardist’s debut as a bandleader is classic jazz with a palpable sexiness.

Tumi Mogorosi Group Theory review

Tumi Mogorosi : Group Theory: Black Music

A moving jazz album rooted in gospel and spiritual

Moor Mother Jazz Codes review

Moor Mother – Jazz Codes

On her latest in a prolific series of albums, Moor Mother dives deep into interpretations of jazz

Revelators Sound System Revelators review

Revelators Sound System : Revelators

An exploration of grief and trauama through groove.

mankunku quartet yakhal inkomo

Mankunku Quartet’s Yakhal’ Inkomo was a landmark album for South African jazz

A look back at a significant historical document of music made in a traumatic era

Makaya McCraven

Makaya McCraven announces new album In These Times

Hear new track “Seventh String”