April 27, 2023 #1305

Some very special new releases for you this week including bassist Michael Formanek’s Elusion Quartet returns four years after their debut release, and Formanek, Kris Davis, Tony Malaby & Ches Smith are at the top of their game. Great album!! So is “Unfolding” from another quartet, Illegal Crowns. It’s their Continue Reading

April 20, 2023 #1304

The pace that new material keeps arriving these days is off the chart; trying to keep up is no easy feat. Nevertheless, this episode does its best with some fine new releases for sampling. Two more from Clean Feed highlight the first hour (Andre Carvalho Trio & Space Quartet) plus Continue Reading

April 13, 2023 #1303

Please excuse my excitement, but I think I know how those old prospectors in the Gold Rush era felt when they hit a strike. Portugal’s Clean Feed Records just dropped a load of great new releases and that’s a gold nugget in itself. Featured in this episode of OMJ are Continue Reading