Oct 052017
CD Reviews: Ghost Train Orchestra’s Book of Rhapsodies, Vol. II" and Jane Ira Bloom’s "Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson" – Second Thoughts

In two new releases, Jane Ira Bloom and Brian Carpenter complete their work on self-defined projects that are tonics for a time of trouble.

Nov 042016
Jazz CD Round-up: Jane Ira Bloom, Robert Glasper, Wadada Leo Smith, Anna Webber, and More

Over a dozen short notices of recent jazz recordings that I find musically stimulating.