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Poet Coleman Barks taps into mystic Jalal ad-Din Rumi
Poet and translator Coleman Barks’s pursuit of the 13th-century mystic Jalal ad-Din Rumi has led him down many strange paths, none quite so bizarre as the 2005 pilgrimage he made...
Everything is connected at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
At various venues on Saturday and Sunday (June 28 and 29) It’s Monday morning and I have a jazz hangover, despite having consumed nothing more noxious than Perrier and some ill-...
David Fathead Newman & the Tilden Webb Trio's Cellar Groove is an archival delight
David Fathead Newman & the Tilden Webb TrioCellar Groove (Cellar Live) With Cellar Groove, jazz impresario Cory Weeds has dug deep into his archive for a 2004 club date all...
Triology goes old-school on its eponymous debut
TriologyTriology (Cellar Live) This first release from collaborators Bill Coon (guitar), Jodi Proznick (bass), and Miles Black (piano) is as old-school as old-school gets—and its...
Neelamjit Dhillon Quartet's Komagata Maru has a somber beauty
Neelamjit Dhillon QuartetKomagata Maru (Independent) It’s a sombre kind of beauty, but it’s beautiful nonetheless. Listened to simply as music, divorced from the sociopolitical...
Harris Eisenstadt’s Golden State quartet is intellectually seductive
The defining quality of Harris Eisenstadt’s Golden State quartet, other than its unusual instrumentation, has to be the intricacy of its leader’s compositions. Riding on the...
Trumpet renegade Nate Wooley takes a playful approach
There’s a good chance that Nate Wooley’s upcoming solo set will contain some of the most radical music on offer at this year’s TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival. Although...
Cory Weeds ups the energy on As of Now
Cory WeedsAs of Now (Cellar Live) What do you get when you put four extroverts in a room? Generally, I suppose, the answer would be “a clash of competing egos”, but not when the...
Music makes Harold Mabern feel youthful
For proof of music’s healing power, look no further than 78-year-old Harold Mabern, who’s backed Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, and Wes Montgomery, and who’s just done the same...
Hugh Fraser brings bravado to Mike Allen’s big quartet
Mike Allen Quartet with Hugh FraserPanorama (Cellar Live) Panorama is nominally saxophonist Mike Allen’s album; it’s his name that’s shown in big type on the cover. But a close...
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