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We recommend some of our favourite recordings by the enigmatic electric bassist, from his solo records to contributions in studio sessions.
We take a look back at some of our favourite albums by American saxophonist Joe Lovano, from his mid-90s recordings with Blue Note to recent work with ECM.
For our second instalment of 'Essentials', we give some recommendations on where to start with the vast catalogue of American jazz guitarist John Abercrombie.
We give some recommendations on where to start with American jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, from early entries and sideman features to more recent releases.
An introduction to Norway's top tubist, composer and arranger, with a walkthrough of his recent catalogue of releases on Edition Records.
Josh delves into the storied life of the bass-baritone singer, actor and political activist, and recommends some collections of his best recordings.
A brief introduction to the music of Sam Rivers, who in his long lifetime established himself one of the most consistently inventive saxophonists in jazz.
Ornette Coleman's reputation as the man who broke jazz often gets in the way of some of the most celebratory music of any age, which continues to communicate 60 years on.
Matt explores Jelly Roll Morton's recordings both as a solo pianist and with the Red Hot Peppers group.
Another week, another new article heading, this one incorporating Classic album of the Week (it's their fault for showing me how to add categories). Jimmy Smith transformed the Hammond organ into a pukka jazz beast, so let's go Back to the Chicken Shack with Jimmy and also indulge in a brief(ish) history of the mighty B3, and its dark twin, the Leslie cabinet.