This set is surely one of the finds of the year.
One of the distinguishing characteristics of this set is the smart, energetic, and ever-changing, relationship between bass and drums.
Daniel Carter’s disc revolves, splendidly, around a process of self-discovery.
Don Byron’s repertoire doesn’t just focus on the bebop era — nor is it self-consciously hip.
The latest big band album from Mark Masters beautifully displays his eclectic tastes and deep knowledge of jazz history.
Tyshawn Sorey flies far from his innovative masters. I hardly expected that the result would be so mesmerizing and alive.
For the most part, Randy Weston reached behind the boppers, drawing for inspiration on a solo stride tradition which he adapted to his own needs.
This fascinating documentary should be compelling to guitarists and to jazz fans in general.
Newvelle Records’ taste seems to be flawless.
The venerable trombonist’s fine new album mostly contains ballads and features an all-star rhythm section.