jazz

Miles Davis complete Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis’ Complete Birth of the Cool reissue announced

The 1957 album will be expanded and pressed on vinyl for the 70th anniversary of its sessions.

Vijay Iyer uneasy review

Mats Eilertsen Trio : And Then Comes the Night

An album that explores the tonal colors of minimalist composition.

The Comet Is Coming tour

The Comet Is Coming expand North American tour dates

The UK electronic/jazz outfit comes to the U.S. and Canada.

Giovanni Guidi review

Giovanni Guidi : Avec Le Temps

A unique jazz record that sometimes leaves the listener out of the equation.

Patricia Brennan Maquishti review

David Torn, Tim Berne & Ches Smith : Sun of Goldfinger

An ambitious work of experimental, cinematic jazz.

alabaster deplume gold review

The Comet Is Coming – Trust In the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery

A vision of future jazz from the Shabaka Hutchings-guided electro-jazz trio.

orquesta akokan 16 rayos review

Cochemea : All My Relations

The former Dap-King taps into his native ancestry for a work of spiritual psychedelia.

Ken Nordine

R.I.P. Ken Nordine, pioneer of “word jazz”

Spoken word artist dead at 98.

Theon Cross Fyah review

Album of the Week: Theon Cross – Fyah

The Sons of Kemet tuba player breaks out on his own with a set of grime- and bass-influenced grooves.

Thought Gang album review

Thought Gang : Thought Gang

A “lost” recording from David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti has finally been released in all its strange, harrowing glory.

Roy Hargrove dead at 49

R.I.P. jazz trumpeter Roy Hargrove

Veteran jazz soloist and bandleader dead of cardiac arrest.

Makaya McCraven Universal Beings review

Makaya McCraven : Universal Beings

The Paris-born, Chicago-based drummer and producer brings together a dream team for a sprawling jazz collab.

toro y moi mahal review

Album of the Week: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – IC-01 HANOI

This loose, improvisational session from Ruban Nielson and company is a complete 180 from their last effort.

Herbie Hancock discography albums rated

Celebrate the Catalog: The Herbie Hancock discography (1962-1983)

A 21-year history of one of the greatest players in the history of jazz.

Herbie Hancock tour

Herbie Hancock announces fall/winter tour dates

The jazz legend playing North and South America, plus Kuwait City.

Pharoah Sanders Thembi vinyl reissue

Pharoah Sanders’ 1971 album Thembi reissued

The spiritual jazz classic has been reissued.

Impulse! Records: 25 Essential Albums

An introductory guide to the iconic jazz imprint.

Midlife Phase II essential track

Mildlife stretch “Phase II” into an epic fusion groove

The Australian group reconfigures a recent single into a stellar odyssey.