Robert Glasper has gone bigger and better than 'Black Radio,' but jazz purists may not be enthralled.
This week, the pull of young men was stronger than "Gravity."
This month, there's just no denying the force of "Gravity."
If there's a mission statement for the groove-heavy side-project/supergroup Atoms for Peace, it was delivered rather gently in a near singalong at the end of the band's at times frantic show at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday night. "No more talk about the old days," Thom Yorke cooed, his voice...
The long-awaited album is a solid reflection of the band, but breaks little new ground.
Alfonso Cuarón's "Gravity" remains a force at the box office.
Trafficking in a mixture of chamber music, intricate post-rock and jazz, the Claudia Quintet has carved out a distinctive niche under the leadership of Grammy-nominated drummer/composer John Hollenbeck (even if it's obviously a challenge to define where exactly that niche lies).
Six years in, it's reasonable to expect some growing pains from the Angel City Jazz Festival.