Jay Harvey Upstage
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Stay Forever Wrong, Donald Trump — it's our best chance at getting you out of office
As much damage as he’s done so far, it’s past hope to suppose the President will do other than double down on his... Posted by Jay Harvey...
Sunday, August 2, 2020
Bill Barr declares his permanent loyalty to Trump
/> Attorney General William Barr’s emotional dependence on Donald Trump is unmistakable, leading him to stake his reputation now and i...
Thursday, July 30, 2020
John Fedchock NY Sextet lays down good blend of solo and collective excellence
Desirable outcomes in studio recording sessions usually mean that the material is known well in advance to the parti John Fedchock leads a u...
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Deeply rooted suburban fantasies maintain resonance
It's easy to get puzzled by the Trump-driven narrative shoring up his reelection prospects. As used as we think we are to the perspectiv...
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Eighth Blackbird takes flight with a linked program by three composers
Susannah Bielak's cover design hints at the gems within. An adventurous new-music ensemble teases out the meaning of its name with &...
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Fused names and simpatico artistry of French saxophonist and Italian pianist fuel Spirabassi
Giovanni MIrabassi (left) and Stephane Spira are a compatible duo. "Improkofiev" is the major work on the new CD of that title...
Monday, July 20, 2020
Australian pianist sets down a manifold expansion of solo jazz piano
Alister Spence has set down on two discs a different kind of solo improvisational maximum, worthy of comparing to, but not dependent on, suc...
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