by Mike Hobart, Financial Times “A compelling, if somewhat specialist, release.” Read the 4-star review here.
By Mike Hobart, Financial Times When the New Yorker’s late jazz critic Whitney Balliett titled his 1959 collection of jazz-themed articles The Sound of Surprise, a jazz/opera fusion wasn’t in prospect. … Read More
by Mike Hobart, Financial Times “Time Outtakes, released to mark the centenary of Dave Brubeck’s birth, collects previously unreleased alternate takes and songs to throw new light on this jazz … Read More
By Mike Hobart, Financial Times Spanish Harlem Orchestra’s Latin Jazz Project — an orchestral tour de force The album sashays between soulful and serene, with hooky melodies and immaculate beats … Read More
by Mike Hobart, Financial Times John and Alice Coltrane’s combined musical legacy stretches from angular be-bop and fierce expressionism to spiritual jazz and is a prime influence on the current … Read More