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EXCLUSIVE ALBUM PREVIEW: Matthew Shipp’s The Art of the Improviser

WHOLETONE Matthew Shipp Art of the Improviser Thirsty Ear : 2011 MS, piano. Our mini-festival around pianist and composer Matthew Shipp continues with a preview of his upcoming album Art of the Improviser. This wonderful double-disc set marks Shipp’s 50th… Continue reading

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Meet on the Ledge

SARANA Ray Russell Rites & Rituals Columbia : 1971 RR, guitar; Tony Roberts, reeds; Harry Beckett, flugelhorn; Nick Evans, trombone; Daryl Runswick, bass; Alan Rushton, drums. We’re not big fans of traditional jazz guitar. To our ears there’s something neutered… Continue reading

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