Emerging from the place classical influences collide with free-form jazz, Charles Lloyd and Jason Moran form the perfect pair. "Hagar's Song" turns the phrase "ordinary jazz" into an oxymoron.
In times when the world often seems on the brink of financial collapse, there isn't a better time to dance and let loose. Phoenix knows what's up on its latest release "Bankrupt!"
Iron & Wine's latest release "Ghost on Ghost" shows Sam Beam's curiosity for new sounds. The songwriter combines insightful lyrics, hints of jazz, and fresh chord progressions to craft an enjoyable and satisfying listen from start to finish.
Leaving Ziggy Stardust and Major Tom long behind, David Bowie has released "The Next Day," his first studio album in a decade.
On “Tooth And Nail," Billy Bragg shows listeners his enduring hunger for musical variety -- not an easy feat to accomplish after 15 studio albums and over 33 years in the music industry.
Three years have come and gone since his leadership of the Tonight Show Band; Kevin Eubanks shows no remorse for his departure. "The Messenger" is a montage of funk, jazz and blues, Eubanks style.
On his latest, eponymous album, Jamie Lidell negotiates a peaceful reconciliation between electronica and soul.
Son Volt's "Honky Tonk" calls on inspiration drawn directly from the heartlands of America and takes on a much more classic approach to their alternative-country craft.
After four days in producer/guitarist Buddy Miller's home recording studio in Nashville, Tenn., Richard Thompson emerged with "Electric." The folk-rock maestro is far from being stuck on the treadmill, no matter what he says.
On "Pedestrian Verse" Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchinson gives up the lone songwriter role, allowing his bandmates to join in the creative spotlight. The result is the band's most diverse album yet.