Tag: Ornette Coleman

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2016

It was another banner year for the venerable festival...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: PAK, “NYJPN”

Listening to PAK, composer Ron Anderson’s vehicle driving through ears a frenetic pastiche of jazz, funk and math-rock, can be...

CD Reviews, Music

Album Review: Dave Mihaly & the Shimmering Leaves Ensemble, “Rivers”

Rivers is a delicately beautiful perspective of this master musician's artistry, and may even widen the acceptance of avant garde jazz,...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Ron Anderson’s PAK, “Secret Curve”

Popdose.com takes a hard right and checks out the free jazz/prog-rock mutant Secret Curve from Ron Anderson's PAK....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/22/10 — Peace and Love

Peace and love - they were meant to be together. With that in mind, Michael Fortes brings together a mix of 20 songs with "peace" and...

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Jazz Don't Hurt, Music

Jazz Don’t Hurt: Taking a Stand With “Conscious Jazz”

Drummer Ted Sirota and his band Rebel Souls have a new record out called Seize the Time (Naim Jazz, 2009). It’s an explicitly...

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Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Ornette Coleman

I am not one to toss around the word “hero” lightly. It takes extraordinary courage to earn such a designation. I am also not...