April 7, 2022 #1250

A look at some new Clean Feed releases, music from baritone saxophonist Anders Svanoe, Italian drummer Francesco Cusa (his trio and another led by pianist Tonino Miani), avant garde saxophonist Zoh Amba attracting all kinds of buzz these days, brilliant music from Chicago’s Fred Anderson & Hamid Drake, and a Continue Reading

March 31, 2022 #1249

Back in early 2021, Italian drummer Francesca Remigi sent along her debut recording. It was very impressive. She composed material based on her concern for social justice and change. Now along comes her follow-up, “The Human Web”. Once again she’s looking at the effect of technology and social media on Continue Reading

March 24, 2022 #1248

Another of those internationally flavoured shows this week, with music from Poland, Colombia, Germany, South Africa (drummer Asher Gamedze plus a tribute to Dudu Pukwana), Scandinavia, Finland and Switzerland. Things wrap with a long set featuring music by artists who contributed music to the Finnish We Jazz Records to create Continue Reading