Rolling jazz chat

Getting well into Stan Tracey again. So much crunch in his chords. Also Art Themen was a heart surgeon as well as a sax player which is pretty ballin’

Matana Roberts is still a complicated thing for me to understand but when I get it I love it. When this one lurches back into life, I haven’t heard much like that before.

Ooh I love the sound of this. Anything that touches the AACM is generally gold

Christian Scott’s recent live album is a pretty excellent listen.


Think this is going to end up one of my albums of the year, constantly finding new delights in it, covering so much ground in terms of global influences and genres without sounding muddled.

This is beautiful.