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St. Paul & The Broken Bones Expand Their Sound On “The Alien Coast”

St. Paul & The Broken Bones Expand Their Sound On “The Alien Coast”

St. Paul & The Broken Bones have released “The Alien Coast”, which ATO Records calls their “most adventurous and original output yet.” It expands past their classic soul sound to lean into rock, psychedelia, stoner metal, gospel, and jazz-funk.

Steve Vai Recruits Philip Bynoe, Bryan Beller, and Henrik Linder for “Inviolate”

Steve Vai Recruits Philip Bynoe, Bryan Beller, and Henrik Linder for “Inviolate”

Steve Vai has released his 10th solo album, entitled “Inviolate”. The album was created with his latest instrument, The Hydra. Vai is joined by his longtime bassists Philip Bynoe and Bryan Beller as well as Dirty Loops low ender Henrik Linder.

Larry Graham, Melvin Davis, and More Featured On New Temptations Record, “60”

Larry Graham, Melvin Davis, and More Featured On New Temptations Record, “60”

The Temptations are one of the greatest vocal groups of all time. After six decades in the business, they’re taking a victory lap with their newest album, aptly entitled “60”. They’ve recruited a stellar cast of bassists too.

Jethro Tull Returns with “The Zealot Gene”

Jethro Tull Returns with “The Zealot Gene”

The mighty Jethro Tull have returned with their first studio album in nearly 20 years. The Zealot Gene has been in the works since 2017 when the band’s hiatus came to an end. It also marks David Goodier’s first studio album with the group.

Boris Kozlov Releases “First Things First”

Boris Kozlov Releases “First Things First”

Boris Kozlov has released a new solo album that is his first for the Posi-Tone label. “First Things First” features an incredible cast of musicians including Art Hirahara, Donny McCaslin, Behn Gillece, and Rudy Royston.

John Zorn and Bill Laswell Team Up for First Duo Album, “The Cleansing”

John Zorn and Bill Laswell Team Up for First Duo Album, “The Cleansing”

Although they’ve been musical compatriots since the late ’70s, John Zorn and Bill Laswell have teamed up for their first recorded duo project. The Cleansing features the artists on just also saxophone and bass.

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Sezin Ahmet Türkmenoglu Dazzles on Jimmy Branly Trio’s “The Meeting”

Sezin Ahmet Türkmenoglu Dazzles on Jimmy Branly Trio’s “The Meeting”

Drummer Jimmy Branly has returned with a new album called “The Meeting”, which features his trio with guitarist Will Brahm and bassist Sezin Ahmet Türkmenoglu.

Le Coq’s “The Jazz All Stars, Vol. 2” Now Available

Le Coq’s “The Jazz All Stars, Vol. 2” Now Available

Le Coq Records launched last January with “The Jazz All Stars, Vol. 1”. Now the fresh jazz label is showing off its impressive roster again with Volume 2 with John Patitucci, Chris Colangelo, and Ben Williams on bass.

Ilaria Capalbo Tells The Tale of “Karthago” on Debut Album

Ilaria Capalbo Tells The Tale of “Karthago” on Debut Album

Bassist and composer Ilaria Capalbo has released her stunning debut album, “Karthago”, which blends the jazz tradition with contemporary improvisation.

MonoNeon Drives the Groove on “Scary Goldings IV”

MonoNeon Drives the Groove on “Scary Goldings IV”

We’ve been enjoying the studio videos from Scary Goldings featuring organist Larry Goldings for the past few months, and now the full album is available. “Scary Goldings IV” is a collection of ever-funky grooves with Goldings and an unreal band.

Dave Stryker Releases “As We Are” with John Patitucci

Dave Stryker Releases “As We Are” with John Patitucci

Guitarist Dave Stryker has released his 34th album as a leader and his musical maturity shows. “As We Are” includes a jazz quartet (with John Patitucci) and a string quartet.

David Bowie’s Shelved “Toy”, Featuring Gail Ann Dorsey, Gets Full Release

David Bowie’s Shelved “Toy”, Featuring Gail Ann Dorsey, Gets Full Release

After two decades on the shelf, David Bowie’s 2001 album “Toy” has gotten an official release. Bowie’s band at the time included Mark Plati, Sterling Campbell, Earl Slick, Mike Garson, Holly Palmer, Emm Gryner, and Gail Ann Dorsey.