Jazz Album Review: On Tristano

February 3, 2022
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Unlike musicians who operate on the surface and create a beautiful veneer, pianist Lennie Tristano’s music asks harder questions.

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Jazz CD Review: Charles Mingus –The Jazz Workshop Concerts 1964-65

December 23, 2012
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The new Mingus box set from Mosaic is a treasure trove — jazz lovers should get their hands on one of the 7,500 limited edition copies.

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The Annual Arts Fuse Holiday Gift Roundup — Tips From the Experts

December 5, 2011
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Wondering about what to give the arts and culture lover on your gift list? No problem — the sage writers for The Arts Fuse (with an assist from our readers) come to the rescue with thoughtful suggestions.

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Music Review: Becoming Coltrane: Part One

December 27, 2007
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By J. R. Carroll This review/commentary will focus on Coltrane’s recordings with the Miles Davis Quintet for Columbia (in October 1955 and June and September 1956) and Prestige (in November 1955 and May and October 1956), as well as a variety of sideman dates and nominally leaderless sessions, many of which have recently been reissued…

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