Recommended Albums

Sound of Village

Mika Pohjola, Yusuke Yamamoto

Pianist and composer Mika Pohjola continues to accelerate his stature within his New York City headquarters. Here, the artist follows up his excellent trio-based Live At The Blue Note recording with... Read

Franck Organ Works I

Torvald Torén

The two volumes of the Complete Organ Works by the quintessential French organ composer César Franck, demonstrate the art of 19th century organ composition at its highest. These varied and... Read

Taste of Honey

Jill Seifers Walsh

The magic of Jill Walsh's vocal expression and Mika Pohjola's lush and scenic sounds are well featured on their introductory studio release Taste of Honey. The selections are favorites from the... Read

The Music of John Coltrane

Rashied Ali, Prima Materia

Originally recorded on John Coltrane's sensational, futuristic 1967 recording, "Stellar Regions", Coltrane's drummer Rashied Ali joins the excellent group Prima Materia for new renditions of these... Read

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Roberto Dani, Norma Winstone, Glauco Venier

These are lovely, well-played pieces for a quartet anchored by Italian percussionist Roberto Dani, and featuring the gorgeous vocals of Norma Winstone. This cleverly paced set includes twelve... Read

Musicians

Rashied Ali

was an American free jazz and avant-garde jazz drummer best known for playing with... learn more

Alice Tegnér

was a Swedish music teacher, poet and composer. She was recognized as a foremost... learn more

Julio Santillán

is a Barcelona-based composer and guitarist originally from Tucumán,... learn more

Ulvens Döttrar - The Daughters of the Wolf

is a vocal/ethnic instrument trio from the Åland islands. Original... learn more

Articles

Oct 13, 2013:

Barnsångskatt med jazzig framtoning

Dec 13, 2012:

Singer-songwriter and jazz vocalist Jill Seifers Walsh dies at 47, mourned by New York jazz community

Feb 22, 2010:

Swedish Traditional Songs Portray the Quintessential Music About Summer and Love

Mar 13, 2010:

Sound Advice: The digital hype of compressed MP3 and uncompressed CD

Jan 24, 2010:

Two remarkable jazz fusion CDs by Pohjola with Miguel Zenón and Ben Monder