Dive Into The Deep End With London Odense Ensemble and “Jaiyede Suite, Pt. 2”; Album Out in June

It seems that there’s a new ensemble in town, London Odense Ensemble. Comprised of El Paraiso Records luminaries Jonas Munk, Jakob Skøtt, and Martin Rude, along with London-based jazz artists Tamar Osborn and Al MacSween, London Odense Ensemble came together for some seriously heady jams and it seems they’ve got an album’s worth of early […]

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Joel Ross : The Parable Of The Poet

Joel Ross is part of the new wave of artists continuing a decades-long journey in creating evocative and forward-thinking music in the realm of jazz. The Chicago-born, New York City-based vibraphonist released his debut in 2019 titled Kingmaker with Blue Note Records and established himself as a musician and composer to watch. His music is […]

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“You’ll Know When You Get There” : The Genius Of Herbie Hancock’s Mwandishi

It’s not that Herbie Hancock doesn’t get the love and heaps of praise that he deserves, but his trilogy of albums he released for Warner Brothers Records in the early 70s definitely do not. Mwandishi, The Crossing, and Sextant were released concurrently in 1971, 1972, and 1973, and saw Hancock expanding his sonic palate exponentially. […]

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Jeff Parker : Forfolks

Jazz guitarist Jeff Parker returns with another stunning display of his guitar prowess and compositional skills with the stunning Forfolks. A solo guitar affair in which Parker builds upon looping guitar lines to make something that tows the line between solo jazz guitar and avante garde, minimalist composition. Working once again with the amazing Chicago-based […]

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El Paraiso Records Returns With Rude Skøtt Osborne Trio’s ‘The Virtue Of Temperance’, Out Early 2022; Listen To “L’Ombra Blu”

Back in 2020 the team of Martin Rude & Jakob Skøtt, aka Martin Rude & Jakob Skøtt Duo, released two incredible LPs. The Discipline of Assent and The Dichotomy of Control were these sonically dense sound worlds that felt dusty as a dystopian western; buzzing strings, forward-thinking percussion, and wonky electronics that gave the proceedings […]

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Aaron Space & His Terrestrial Underlings Ready New EP ‘Grid’, Out 5/21; Listen To Title Track

Aaron Space & His Terrestrial Underlings is the music project of Elihu Knowles, a prodigious musician, composer, singer, and drummer. His work mingles in experimental, jazz, pop, and trip hop worlds, bringing to mind everyone from Massive Attack to Jeff Buckley to King Krule. But Knowles is an artist blazing his own very distinct and […]

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