Return From The Stars

Mark Turner has been a frequent and significant presence on ECM recordings with Enrico Rava, the Billy Hart Quartet, the cooperative Fly trio (with Jeff Ballard and Larry Grenadier), Stefano Bollani and, most recently, Ethan Iverson, on the duo recording Temporary Kings. Albums under Turner’s leadership, however, have been rare and Return from the Stars … Continue reading Return From The Stars

Pan•American return with new album

Pan•American is guitarist, songwriter and producer Mark K. Nelson. In addition to Pan•American he is a third of the group Labradford and half of Anjou. Kranky release a new album from Nelson on 18th February called "The Patience Fader". The album is described as "A suite of solo guitar instrumentals accented with lap steel, harmonica, … Continue reading Pan•American return with new album

Great North Star

The Acid Test Recordings have announced a vinyl release of the self titled debut album from Great North Star which has previously been available digitally from Bandamp. The promo advises "Great North Star brings to mind the patience and quiescence required for astronomy and ornithology; music for bird watching! As bracing as the chill winds … Continue reading Great North Star

The Buzz

Exploring the iconic trio format, Sean Conly (Bass), Francisco Mela (Drums) and Leo Genovese (Piano) mix composition and improvised music into a shared language. Inspired by both contemporary and traditional musical arrangements, the musicians’ distinct inclinations blend together in playful form, delivered in an easy dialogue between the members of the trio. The Buzz’s 10 … Continue reading The Buzz


Saxophonist and Composer Andrés Hayes has released his new album Siete or 7 via Club del Disco. This new record includes his own compositions and two songs in collaboration with young composer and singer Juana Sallies. He is ably supported by trumpeter Juan Cruz de Urquiza, bassist Ezequiel Dutil, drummer Bruno Varela and two guitarists … Continue reading 7

Sinner Get Ready

Kristin Hayter, known professionally as Lingua Ignota, is an American classically trained multi-instrumentalist. In 2017, she self-released the albums Let the Evil of His Own Lips Cover Him and All Bitches Die under the Lingua Ignota moniker (Latin for "unknown language"), which spread through word-of-mouth. Lingua Ignota's music caught the attention of Profound Lore Records, … Continue reading Sinner Get Ready

Made of Mist

From Portuguese trumpet player Luis Vicente and Portuguese-Catalan percussionist Vasco Trilla, comes Made of Mist, an ethereal and avant-garde project exploring the boundaries of musical composition. Recorded in Lisbon, after performing numerous concerts around Europe together, this album documents the duo at their most artistically bold. Aspiring to create music that flows from textural to spiritually-infused free jazz, … Continue reading Made of Mist


The album is based on the 15-year relationship between Ernesto Jodos and Barry Altschul. They met in Buenos Aires through a mutual friend and did several concerts together in 2005. Altschul returned several times to Argentina, and on each trip, there were more concerts, tours, and even a quintet recording (still unreleased). In 2017, after … Continue reading Confluence