Album Releases by Genre

Could We Be More

Could We Be More

by Kokoroko
August 5, 2022
The debut full-length release for London-based eight-member Afrobeat collective Kokoroko includes influences from funk, jazz, soul and West African music.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
NOT TiGHT

NOT TiGHT

by DOMi & JD BECK
July 29, 2022
The debut full-length release for DOMi & JD BECK features guest appearances from Anderson .Paak, Busta Rhymes, Herbie Hancock, Mac DeMarco, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Snoop Dogg, and Thundercat.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Mesmerism

Mesmerism

by Tyshawn Sorey
July 8, 2022
The first release for Tyshawn Sorey with his new jazz trio that includes pianist Aaron Diehl and bassist Matt Brewer was produced by Michael Carvin.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
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Pink Dolphins

Pink Dolphins

by Anteloper
June 24, 2022
The latest full-length release for Jaimie Branch and Jason Nazary as Anteloper was produced by Jeff Parker.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
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Revelators Sound System

Revelators Sound System

by The Revelators
June 17, 2022
The debut full-length release for the collaborative project of Hiss Golden Messenger's M.C. Taylor and Cameron Ralston feature four instrumental tracks.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
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This Is Brian Jackson

This Is Brian Jackson

by Brian Jackson
May 27, 2022
The first solo release in over 20 years for Brian Jackson was produced by The Phenomenal Handclap Band's Daniel Collás.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
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'Flicted

'Flicted

by Bruce Hornsby
May 27, 2022
The latest full-length release for Bruce Hornsby features guest appearances from Z. Berg, Ethan Gruska, Danielle Haim, Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, Blake Mills, Rob Moose, and yMusic.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Amaryllis

Amaryllis

by Mary Halvorson
May 13, 2022
One of two releases from Amaryllis guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson features Patricia Brennan, Nick Dunston, Tomas Fujiwara, Jacob Garchik, and Adam O’Farrill, as well as The Mivos string quartet on three of the songs.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Belladonna

Belladonna

by Mary Halvorson
May 13, 2022
One of two albums released by guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson features the Mivos Quartet on five compositions.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
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If You Will

If You Will

by Flora Purim
April 29, 2022
The first new full-length studio release in 15 years for Brazilian jazz artist Flora Purim was produced by Roberta Cutolo.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
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Glass Effect

Glass Effect

by Ben Marc
April 22, 2022
The debut full-length solo release for the London-based producer features guest appearances from Ceasar C, Joshua Idehen, Judi Jackson, and MidnightRoba.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
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Gold

Gold

by Alabaster Deplume
April 1, 2022
The 19-track release from Alabaster DePlume was recorded over a two-week period in the summer 2020 with Kristian Craig Robinson.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.5
Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's Ladder

by Brad Mehldau
March 18, 2022
The latest full-length release for jazz pianist Brad Mehldau was inspired by progressive rock music he listened to growing up.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
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Pray for Me I Don't Fit In

Pray for Me I Don't Fit In

by Melt Yourself Down
March 4, 2022
The fourth full-length release for Melt Yourself Down, the London-based band led by Pete Wareham was recorded and produced by Ben Hillier.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
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Ghost Song

Ghost Song

by Cécile McLorin Salvant
March 4, 2022
The latest full-length release for jazz singer Cecile McLorin Salvant features originals as well as covers of songs by such artists as Kate Bush, Gregory Porter and Sting.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
tbd
Feeding the Machine

Feeding the Machine

by Binker & Moses
February 25, 2022
The latest full-length release for British free jazz duo Binker & Moses was recorded by producer Hugh Padgham.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.9
Cold as Weiss

Cold as Weiss

by Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio
February 11, 2022
The third full-length release for Seattle jazz-funk-soul band Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio is the first with new drummer, Dan Weiss.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
The 7th Hand

The 7th Hand

by Immanuel Wilkins
January 28, 2022
Brooklyn-based alto saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins returns with Micah Thomas, bassist Daryl Johns, and Kweku Sumbry, with guest appearances by flutist Elena Pinderhughes and the Farafina Kan Percussion Ensemble on his second full-length release.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
tbd
Gong Splat

Gong Splat

by John Dwyer
December 17, 2021
The latest full-length release from Osees' John Dwyer features improvised collaborations with Greg Coates, Anders Renteria, Ryan Sawyer, and Wilder Zoby.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Forfolks

Forfolks

by Jeff Parker
December 10, 2021
The latest full-length solo release from Tortoise guitarist Jeff Parker features six originals and two covers he recorded over two days at his home studio.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
tbd
Open Arms to Open Us

Open Arms to Open Us

by Ben LaMar Gay
November 19, 2021
The latest full-length release for Ben LaMar Gay features guest appearance from Angel Bat Dawid, Gira Dahnee, A.Martinez, Dorothée Munyaneza, Ohmme, Onye Ozuzu, Tomeka Reid, and Ayanna Woods.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
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Tempest Revisited

Tempest Revisited

by Hedvig Mollestad Trio
November 19, 2021
The latest full-length release from Hedvig Mollestad was inspired by Arne Nordheim's The Tempest.
Metascore:
88
User Score:
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Deciphering the Message

Deciphering the Message

by Makaya McCraven
November 19, 2021
The latest full-length release for Chicago-based jazz drummer Makaya McCraven features remixes of Blue Note jazz songs with contributions from Matt Gold, Marquis Hill, De’Sean Jones, Jeff Parker, Junius Paul, Joel Ross, and Greg Ward.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Open the Gates

Open the Gates

by Irreversible Entanglements
November 12, 2021
The third full-length studio release for free-jazz group Irreversible Entanglements was recorded in a day.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
Monument

Monument

by Portico Quartet
November 12, 2021
The second release in 2021 for London-based Portico Quartet features more electronic sounds than the more ambient release, Terrain (released six months prior).
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Joni Mitchell Archives, Vol. 2: The Reprise Years 1968-1971 [Box Set]

Joni Mitchell Archives, Vol. 2: The Reprise Years 1968-1971 [Box Set]

by Joni Mitchell
November 12, 2021
The second volume of the Joni Mitchell Archives series features five discs of unreleased demos, radio broadcasts, and live recording from 1968-1971.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
tbd
Intra-I

Intra-I

by Theon Cross
October 29, 2021
The second full-length release for the British jazz composer and tuba player features contributions from Afronaut Zu, Ahnansé, Consensus, Remi Graves, Shumba Maasai, and Oren Marshall.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
A Love Supreme: Live In Seattle

A Love Supreme: Live In Seattle

by John Coltrane
October 22, 2021
The live recording of the jazz legend performance of the Love Supreme suite at Seattle's Penthouse club from October 1965 expanded the band to include Pharaoh Sanders, Carlos Ward, and Donald "Rafael" Garrett.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
tbd
Source: We Move

Source: We Move

by Nubya Garcia
October 22, 2021
Moses Boyd, Dengue Dengue Dengue, DJ Harrison, KeiyaA, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Nala Sinephro, Nala Sinephro, Suricata, and Kaidi Tatham remix the 2020 debut full-length release from London-based saxophonist Nubya Garcia.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Talk Memory

Talk Memory

by BadBadNotGood
October 8, 2021
The latest full-length release from the Canadian trio features guest appearances from Laraaji, Terrace Martin, Karriem Riggins, Brandee Younger, and Arthur Verocai.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
Love for Sale

Love for Sale

by Tony Bennett
October 1, 2021
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga reunite for an album of Cole Porter songs accompanied by the Brian Newman Quintet with arrangements by Marion Evans & Jorge Callandrelli.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
8.8
Delta Estácio Blues

Delta Estácio Blues

by Juçara Marçal
September 30, 2021
The second full-length solo release for Brazilian singer-songwriter Juçara Marçal was inspired by how Danny Brown created his beats before his lyrics on his 2016 album Atrocity Exhibition.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV) [Live]

Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV) [Live]

by Pat Metheny
September 10, 2021
The latest full-length release for the jazz guitarist features some live tracks from two New York City concerts in 2019 at the Sony Music Hall with Marcus Gilmore and James Francies.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Space 1.8

Space 1.8

by Nala Sinephro
September 3, 2021
The debut full-length release for London-based jazz/ambient artist features guest appearances from Nubya Garcia, Ahnansé and James Mollison.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
Cracks

Cracks

by Bendik Giske
August 27, 2021
The Norwegian saxophonist worked with producer André Bratten on the five-track release.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
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Absence

Absence

by Terence Blanchard
August 27, 2021
The latest full-length release from the jazz trumpeter features the E-Collective and the Turtle Island Quartet.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
tbd
Yellow

Yellow

by Emma-Jean Thackray
July 23, 2021
This is the debut full-length release for the British jazz composer/multi-instrumentalist/producer.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.2
Septet

Septet

by John Carroll Kirby
June 25, 2021
The latest full-length release for the Los Angeles jazz composer/producer features Logan Hone, David Leach, Nick Mancini, John Paul Maramba, Deantoni Parks, and Tracy Wannomae.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
tbd
Liberation Time

Liberation Time

by John McLaughlin
June 18, 2021
the latest full-length release for the British guitarist was recorded mostly remotely during the COVID-19.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Black to the Future

Black to the Future

by Sons of Kemet
May 14, 2021
The fourth full-length release for the Shabaka Hutchings-led jazz quartet features guest appearances from Angel Bat Dawid, D Double E, Joshua Edelin, Lianne La Havas, Moor Mother, Kojey Radical, and Steve Williamson.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.1
GGP/RMX

GGP/RMX

by GoGo Penguin
May 7, 2021
The British trio's 2020 album is remixed by 808 State, Clark, Cornelius, Nathan Fake, James Holden, Yosi Horikawa, Machinedrum, Portico Quartet, Rone, Squarepusher, and Shunya.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
There Is No End

There Is No End

by Tony Allen
April 30, 2021
The posthumous release from the drummer features beats recorded before he passed away in 2020 and completed by producer Vincent Taeger and co-producer Vincent Taurelle with vocals from Nate Bone, Danny Brown, Nah Eeto, Jeremiah Jae, Koreatown Oddity, Lava La Rue, Lord Jah-Monte Ogbon, Marlowe, Ben Okri, Sampa The Great, Skepta, Tsunami, and Zelooperz.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
The Fellowship

The Fellowship

by Joseph Shabason
April 30, 2021
The latest full-length release for the Canadian saxophonist is about growing up in a dual-faith (Jewish and Islamic) family and his and eventual renunciation of it.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Bring Backs

Bring Backs

by Alfa Mist
April 23, 2021
The fourth full-length for the British artist features guest appearances from Lex Amor and Kaya Thomas-Dyke.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Descension (Out of Our Constrictions)

Descension (Out of Our Constrictions)

by Natural Information Society
April 16, 2021
The sixth full-length release for Josh Abrams-led jazz band was recorded at London's Cafe OTO in July 2019.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
Now

Now

by Damon Locks
April 9, 2021
The second full-length release for the Chicago-based artist and the multi-member Black Monument Ensemble was influenced by the events of 2020.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Uneasy

Uneasy

by Vijay Iyer
April 9, 2021
The first full-length release in six years for Vijay Iyer as a part of a trio but his first with Linda May Han Oh and Tyshawn Sorey.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
Promises

Promises

by Floating Points
March 26, 2021
The nine-part project from Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders and the London Symphony Orchestra was recorded in Los Angeles and London.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
8.5
Made Out of Sound

Made Out of Sound

by Chris Corsano
March 26, 2021
The latest full-length collaboration between Chris Corsano and Bill Orcutt were recorded separately due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Freedom Fables

Freedom Fables

by Nubiyan Twist
March 12, 2021
The third full-length release for the London-based collective features guest appearances from Cherise, Soweto Kinch, K.O.G., Ego Ella May, Ria Moran, Nick Richards, and Pat Thomas.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Pat Metheny: Road to the Sun

Pat Metheny: Road to the Sun

by Pat Metheny
March 5, 2021
The latest full-length release for the the composer/guitarist features Jason Vieaux and the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
I Told You So

I Told You So

by Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio
January 29, 2021
The second full-length studio release for the soul-jazz band is the first with new drummer Dan Weiss.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Dimensional Stardust

Dimensional Stardust

by Rob Mazurek
November 20, 2020
The latest full-length release from the Chicago jazz composer was recorded with a new group of musicians separately over several studio sessions spanning seven months.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Swirling

Swirling

by Sun Ra Arkestra
October 30, 2020
The first studio release in over 20 years for the jazz group led by Marshall Allen features new arrangements of past Sun Ra songs was recorded in Philadelphia.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
To Feel Embraced

To Feel Embraced

by Sparkle Division
October 23, 2020
The debut full-length release for William Basinski and Preston Wendel as Sparkle Division features contributions from Xeli Grana, Henry Grimes, and Leonora Russo.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Universal Beings E&F Sides

Universal Beings E&F Sides

by Makaya McCraven
September 25, 2020
The latest full-length release from the Chicago drummer features 14 tracks from six recording session for 2018's Universal Beings.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
This Dream of You

This Dream of You

by Diana Krall
September 25, 2020
The latest full-length release for the Canadian jazz artist features songs from her recording sessions from 2017's Turn Up The Quiet.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Palo Alto: Live at Palo Alto High School

Palo Alto: Live at Palo Alto High School

by Thelonious Monk
September 18, 2020
In 1968, Danny Scher, a 16-year-old student at Palo Alto High School, invited the jazz legend to perform and the 47-minute set was recorded by the janitor.
Metascore:
92
User Score:
tbd
Fly Moon Die Soon

Fly Moon Die Soon

by Takuya Kuroda
September 18, 2020
The sixth full-length release for the Brooklyn-based Japanese jazz trumpeter features a guest appearances from Corey King.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Mama, You Can Bet!

Mama, You Can Bet!

by Jyoti
August 28, 2020
The third full-length release for Georgia Anne Muldrow under the name Jyoti features a guest appearance from Lakeica Benjamin.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Shaman!

Shaman!

by Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids
August 28, 2020
The latest full-length release for the saxophonist and his band was produced by Malcolm Catto.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
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Bent Arcana

Bent Arcana

by Bent Arcana
August 21, 2020
The debut full-length release for the group that includes The OSees' John Dwyer, Brad Caulkins, Tom Dolas, TV On The Radio's Kyp Malone, Sunwatchers' Peter Kerlin, Laena "Geronimo" Myers-Ionita, Andres Renteria, Joce Soubiran, Marcos Rodriguez, and Ryan Sawyer was recorded over five days.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Source

Source

by Nubya Garcia
August 21, 2020
The debut full-length studio release for the British jazz saxophonist was produced with Kwes.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
8.1
The Ritual Begins at Sundown

The Ritual Begins at Sundown

by Robby Krieger
August 14, 2020
The first full-length solo release in 10 years for the Doors' guitarist features contributions from such artists as Arthur Barrow, Jock Ellis, Sal Marquez, Tommy Mars, and Chad Wackerman.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Gift of Sacrifice

Gift of Sacrifice

by King Buzzo
August 14, 2020
The latest solo release for the Melvins's Buzz Osborne features Mr. Bungle bassist Trevor Dunn.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
8.5
Pyramid

Pyramid

by Jaga Jazzist
August 7, 2020
The four-track album from the Norwegian ensemble was self-produced and created over two weeks in Sweden.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Help

Help

by Duval Timothy
August 7, 2020
The latest full-length release for the London-based artist was co-produced with Rodaidh McDonald and features guest appearances from Melanie Faye, Desta Haile, Lil Silva, Mr Mitch, Dave Okumo, Twin Shadow, and Vegyn.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Wu Hen

Wu Hen

by Kamaal Williams
July 24, 2020
The second full-length release for the London-based artist features guest appearances from Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and Lauren Faith.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Night Dreamer Direct-to-Disc Sessions

Night Dreamer Direct-to-Disc Sessions

by Gary Bartz and Maisha
July 24, 2020
The debut release for the collaboration between Gary Bartz and Maisha was recorded over two days at the Night Dreamer studios.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Data Lords

Data Lords

by Maria Schneider
July 24, 2020
The latest full-length release for the Grammy-winning jazz artist is about the divide between the digital and organic world features an 18-piece orchestra.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
Songs of an Unknown Tongue

Songs of an Unknown Tongue

by Zara McFarlane
July 17, 2020
The fourth full-length release for the London-based jazz singer-songwriter was inspired by her trip to Jamaica to look into her own heritage and was produced by Kwake Bass and Wu-Lu.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
tbd
RoundAgain

RoundAgain

by Joshua Redman
July 10, 2020
26 years after 1994's MoodSwing, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride, and Brian Blade return for the jazz quartet's second full-length release together.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
Keleketla!

Keleketla!

by Keleketla!
July 3, 2020
The collaborative project brought together by Coldcut and Keletetla! Library founders Rangoato Hlasane and Malose Malahlela features appearances from such artists as Tony Allen, Antibalas, Shabaka Hutchings, Nono Nkoane, Tamar Osborn, Afla Sackey, Dele Sosimi, Tenderlonious, Thabang Tabane, The Watts Prophets, and Sibusile Xaba.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
On Sunset

On Sunset

by Paul Weller
July 3, 2020
The 15th full-length solo release for the British singer-songwriter was produced with Jan "Stan" Kybert.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
8.0
Roy Ayers JID002

Roy Ayers JID002

by Ali Shaheed Muhammad
June 19, 2020
Roy Ayers co-wrote the songs and plays the vibraphone on seven of eight tracks on Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad's second release from their Jazz Is Dead studio sessions series.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Pick Me Up Off the Floor

Pick Me Up Off the Floor

by Norah Jones
June 12, 2020
The seventh full-length solo studio release for the singer-songwriter features songs that were not included on 2016's Daylight Again.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.0
GoGo Penguin

GoGo Penguin

by GoGo Penguin
June 5, 2020
The latest full-length release for the British instrumental trio was co-produced by Joe Reiser and Brendan Williams.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Yeo-Neun

Yeo-Neun

by Okkyung Lee
May 8, 2020
The latest release for South Korean cello/experimental artist is her first on the Shelter Press label.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Oneiric Formulary

Oneiric Formulary

by Sir Richard Bishop
April 17, 2020
The first full-length solo release for the Sun City Girls guitarist in five years.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Rock Bottom Rhapsody

Rock Bottom Rhapsody

by Pokey LaFarge
April 10, 2020
The latest full-length solo release for the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter is his first on the New West label.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
100% Yes

100% Yes

by Melt Yourself Down
April 3, 2020
The third full-length studio release for the British group was produced by Youth and Ben Hillier.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.9
Three

Three

by The Necks
March 27, 2020
The 21st release for the Australian instrumental trio of Chris Abrahams, Tony Buck, and Lloyd Swanton features three 20+-minute long tracks.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Rejoice

Rejoice

by Tony Allen
March 20, 2020
The posthumous release of the collaboration between Tony Allen and Hugh Masekela was recorded by Nick Gold in 2010.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Who Sent You?

Who Sent You?

by Irreversible Entanglements
March 20, 2020
The second full-length release for the free jazz ensemble includes Camae Ayewa (aka Moor Mother), Keir Neuringer, Aquiles Navarro, Luke Stewart, and Tcheser Holmes was recorded in Philadelphia.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
tbd
Circles Around the Sun

Circles Around the Sun

by Circles Around the Sun
March 13, 2020
The third full-length release for the instrumental band is the last with Neal Casel who died in August 2019.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
We Are Sent Here by History

We Are Sent Here by History

by Shabaka & the Ancestors
March 13, 2020
The second full-length release for the Sons of Kemet saxophonist's project features poems written and sung by Siyabonga Mthembu.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.8
Satin Doll

Satin Doll

by Sam Gendel
March 13, 2020
The latest release for the jazz saxophonist is his first on the Nonesuch Records label features contributions from Gabe Noel and Philippe Melanson.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
Rose Golden Doorways

Rose Golden Doorways

by Pulled by Magnets
March 6, 2020
The debut full-length release for the band that includes Seb Rochford, Neil Charles and Pete Wareham was recorded live in a London church.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
8: Kindred Spirits Live at the Lobero

8: Kindred Spirits Live at the Lobero

by Charles Lloyd
February 28, 2020
The recording of the jazz saxophonist's 80th birthday concert at Santa Barbara's Lobero Theatre that included Julian Lage, Gerald Clayton, Reuben Rogers, and Eric Harland.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
From This Place

From This Place

by Pat Metheny
February 21, 2020
The first full-length release of new material in five years for the jazz guitarist with features contributions from his band (Antonio Sanchez, Linda May Han Oh, and Gwilym Simcock), Grégoire Maret, Meshell Ndegeocello, and the Hollywood Studio Symphony conducted by Joel McNeely.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Wild Wild East

Wild Wild East

by Sunny Jain
February 21, 2020
The fourth full-length solo release for the Brooklyn-based drummer features influences from Bollywood, spaghetti Westerns, Indian folk, jazz, psychedelic and surf guitar music.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
Dark Matter

Dark Matter

by Moses Boyd
February 14, 2020
The debut full-length release for the British jazz artist features guest appearances from Poppy Ajudha, Joe Armon-Jones, Obongjayar, and Nonku Phiri.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.4
Infinity of Now

Infinity of Now

by The Heliocentrics
February 14, 2020
The first release on the Madlib Invazion label for the London-based jazz fusion band.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
We're New Again: A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven

We're New Again: A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven

by Gil Scott-Heron
February 7, 2020
The final release of Gil Scott-Heron is reimagined by Makaya McCraven with contributions from Jeff Parker, Junius Paul, Brandee Younger, as well as samples from Agnes Zimondi and the Stephen McCraven Quartet.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
8.0
Massive Oscillations

Massive Oscillations

by Waclaw Zimpel
January 31, 2020
The second full-length solo release for the Polish composer features guest appearances from Holly Hock and Wojciech Traczyk.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
ACCA

ACCA

by Ala.Ni
January 31, 2020
The second full-length release for the Paris-based British singer features guest appearances from Iggy Pop and Lakeith Stanfield.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Suite for Max Brown

Suite for Max Brown

by Jeff Parker
January 24, 2020
The latest full-length solo release for the Tortoise guitarist features a guest appearance from Ruby Parker.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.8
The Hot Rats Sessions [Box Set]

The Hot Rats Sessions [Box Set]

by Frank Zappa
December 20, 2019
The six-disc box set of the rock artists' 1969 album features four discs of session recordings, a disc of rare remixes and a disc of outtakes.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
9.3
ISM

ISM

by Junius Paul
December 6, 2019
The debut full-length solo release for the Chicago jazz bassist features contributions from Jim Baker, Vincent Davis, Justin Dillard, Marquis Hill, Makaya McCraven (who also produced the album), Shanta Nurullah, Irvin Pierce, Tomeka Reid, Isaiah Spencer, and Corey Wilkes.
Metascore:
84
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The Afterlife

The Afterlife

by The Comet Is Coming
December 6, 2019
The second full-length release in 2019 for the British jazz trio was recorded at the same sessions as Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery and features a guest appearance from poet Joshua Idehen.
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83
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6.3