Recent Listening In Brief

Listening girl

Stacks and boxes of CD review copies surround me, an indication that the music is alive and well or—at any rate—an indication that lots of jazz artists are recording. That’s good. The bad news is that unless someone discovers a way of listening that is other than sequential, it is impossible to hear and evaluate more than a smattering of those albums. Let's attempt to catch up with a few recent releases. I thought of adopting the Twitter maximum of 140 characters, but that’s … [Read more...]