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Tangents new track

Tangents share atmospheric new track “Lake George”

Hear an atmospheric, grooving new track from the Australian group’s upcoming album.

Kamaal Williams new album The Return

Kamaal Williams shares funky new track “High Roller”

Hear a funky new jam from the former Yussef Kamaal artist.

Sons of Kemet tour

Sons of Kemet announce North American tour dates

The London jazz ensemble is making its way around the country.

Cecil Taylor

R.I.P. jazz innovator Cecil Taylor

The musical icon radically changed how we hear jazz piano.

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Album of the Week: Sons of Kemet – Your Queen is a Reptile

An iconoclastic and celebratory Afro-Carribean jazz album that blows back against white supremacy.

Thundercat Drank review

Thundercat : Drank

The bass maestro is given a chopped-not-slopped treatment.

Hailu Mergia Lala Belu review

Hailu Mergia : Lala Belu

A vibrant collection of updated Ethio-jazz sounds and loose, melodic jam sessions.

Tangents 2018

Premiere: Tangents follow heartbeat rhythms on new EP Stents + Arteries

Hear the new 20-minute EP from the genre-slashing Australian outfit.

Ornette Coleman vinyl box set

Ornette Coleman albums being reissued in vinyl box set

Legendary free jazz pioneer’s works to be collected in set of archival vinyl reissues.

New York Electric Piano album premiere

Premiere: Stream New York City Electric Piano’s new album, State of the Art

Hear the new full-length from the atmospherically grooving New York jazz group.

The 10 Best Jazz Albums of 2017

The soul, improvisation and spirituality of jazz in 2017.

Pharoah Sanders reissues review

Pharoah Sanders : Tauhid/Jewels of Thought/Deaf Dumb Blind

A trio of incredible, moving works from the legendary saxophonist.

Pharoah Sanders reissues

Pharoah Sanders vinyl reissues due in November

Three of the jazz legend’s classic albums being repressed.

Kamasi Washington Harmony of Difference review

Kamasi Washington : Harmony of Difference

A small-scale celebration of music itself, which feels gigantic.

Here Lies Man Ritual Divination review

Tony Allen : The Source

The Afrobeat legend nods to his past while taking jazz into the future.

Christian Scott Ruler Rebel review

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah : Ruler Rebel/Diaspora

Two thirds of a planned trilogy that offers a subversive and abstract statement about being Black in America.

Esperanza Spalding new album

Esperanza Spalding to record new album live on Facebook

Album to be limited to 7,777 copies.