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Kurt Gottschalk, Jason Victor Serinus, Stephen Francis Vasta  |  Apr 15, 2022  |  6 comments
Mendelssohn: Violin Sonatas, The Danish National Vocal Ensemble, Marcus Creed, Cond.: Lux Aeterna, Bruckner: Symphony No.2 and Marcel Zaes: Parallel Prints.
Phil Brett, Anne E. Johnson  |  Mar 11, 2022  |  1 comments
David Bowie: Brilliant Adventure (1992–2001) and The Accidentals: Vessel.
Thomas Conrad, Fred Kaplan  |  Mar 11, 2022  |  2 comments
Isaiah J. Thompson: Composed in Color, Oscar Peterson: A Time for Love: The Oscar Peterson Quartet—Live in Helsinki, 1987, John Zorn: New Masada Quartet and Andrew Cyrille, William Parker, And Enrico Rava: 2 Blues for Cecil.
Jason Victor Serinus, Stephen Francis Vasta  |  Mar 11, 2022  |  1 comments
United Strings Of Europe: Renewal, Brahms: Violin-Piano Sonatas 1–3; F-A-E Sonata: Scherzo, Florence Price: Symphony No.3; The Mississippi River; Ethiopia's Shadow in America and Matthew Aucoin: Orphic Moments.
Phil Brett, Tom Fine, Kurt Gottschalk  |  Feb 11, 2022  |  2 comments
Ben Lamar Gay: Open Arms to Open Us, Pretenders: Pretenders and Pretenders II (40th Anniversary Deluxe Editions) and Damon Albarn: The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows.
Thomas Conrad, Fred Kaplan  |  Feb 11, 2022  |  2 comments
Edward Simon: Solo Live, The Wonderful World Of Louis Armstrong All Stars: A Gift to Pops and Fred Hersch: Breath by Breath.
Jason Victor Serinus, Stephen Francis Vasta  |  Feb 11, 2022  |  7 comments
Cecilia Bartoli: Unreleased, Hindemith: Symphony "Mathis der Maler," Nusch-Nuschi-Tänze, Sancta Susanna and Métamorphoses: Nocturnes.
Phil Brett, Tom Fine  |  Jan 07, 2022  |  0 comments
The Replacements: Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash (Deluxe Edition) and The Specials: Protest Songs 1924-2012.
Thomas Conrad, Fred Kaplan  |  Jan 07, 2022  |  2 comments
Joe Farnsworth: City of Sounds, Julian Lage: Squint and Enrico Rava: Edizione Speciale.
Kurt Gottschalk, Jason Victor Serinus, Stephen Francis Vasta  |  Jan 07, 2022  |  0 comments
Sol & Pat, J.S. Bach: Three or One, Britten, Young Apollo; Milhaud, Le Carnaval d'aix; Finzi, Eclogue*; Richard Strauss, Le bourgeois gentilhomme: Suite, Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande: Suite (arr. Nott); Schoenberg: Pelleas und Melisande and Fanny Mendelssohn, String Quartet; Felix Mendelssohn, String Quartets 2, 6.
Phil Brett, Anne E. Johnson, Fred Kaplan  |  Dec 10, 2021  |  3 comments
Steely Dan Live: Northeast Corridor, Saint Etienne: I've Been Trying to Tell You and Adia Victoria: A Southern Gothic.
Thomas Conrad, Fred Kaplan  |  Dec 10, 2021  |  2 comments
The Cookers: Look Out!, David Sanford Big Band: A Prayer for Lester Bowie, Orrin Evans: The Magic of Now and Marcin Wasilewski Trio: En Attendant.
Jason Victor Serinus, Stephen Francis Vasta  |  Dec 10, 2021  |  1 comments
Brahms: Symphony No.4, Florence Price: Symphonies Nos.1 & 3, Schumann: Arabeske, Kreisleriana, Fantasie and Shostakovich: 24 Preludes and Fugues Op.87.
Tom Fine, Anne E. Johnson  |  Nov 12, 2021  |  0 comments
Shannon And The Clams: Year of the Spider and Various Artists: It's a Good, Good Feeling: The Latin Soul of Fania Records (The Singles).
Thomas Conrad, Tom Fine  |  Nov 12, 2021  |  4 comments
Johnathan Blake: Homeward Bound, Bill Charlap Trio: Street of Dreams, Renee Rosnes: Kinds of Love and Oliver Nelson: The Blues and the Abstract Truth.