Free Jazz Blog


Áine O’Dwyer—Gallarais

Sloth Racket—Shapeshifters

Ripsaw Catfish—Namazu

Neuköllner Modelle — Sektion 3–7

Tiziano Tononi and Southbound — Trouble No More… All Men Are Brothers

A.R. Penck (1939–2017)

Mostly Other People Do the Killing — Loafer’s Hollow

São Paulo Underground — Cantos Invisíveis

Orenda Records: 3 Years and Counting – In the Studio

Orenda Records: 3 Years and Counting – Live at the Blue Whale

Arthur Blythe (1940–2017)

Ken Vandermark — Momentum 1: Stone

Joana Gama, Luís Fernandes, Ricardo Jacinto — Harmonies

Satoko Fujii — Invisible Hand

Feecho (Kaja Draksler and Onno Govaert) — Bums

Sylvaine Hélary, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Eve Risser, Mike Reed — The Sync

Darcy James Argue Secret Society — Real Enemies

Taylor Ho Bynum — Enter the Plustet

Eve Risser White Desert Orchestra — Les Deux Versants Se Regardent


Paul G. Smyth & Chris Corsano — Psychic Armour

Kris Davis — Duopoly

Joëlle Léandre — No Comment

Daunik Lazro, Joëlle Léandre & George Lewis — Enfances à Dunois le 8 janvier 1984

Dave Douglas & Frank Woeste — Dada People

Peter Evans Quintet — Genesis

Roji — The Hundred Headed Women

Peter Evans — Lifeblood

Susana Santos Silva, Lotte Anker, Sten Sandell, Torbjörn Zetterberg and Jon Fält — Life and Other Transient Storms 

Fail Better — OWT!

Alan Silva, Mette Rasmussen, Ståle Liavik Solberg — Free Electric Band

Steve Lehman & Sélébéyone — Sélébéyone 

Rempis/Abrams/Ra — Perihelion

Trio Red Space — Fields of Flat 

Naftule’s Dream — Blood

Andrew Cyrille Quartet — The Declaration of Musical Independence

Lotte Anker/Fred Lonberg-Holm & Dave Jackson/Dirk Serries — Two Duos

FOR EXAMPLE: Workshop Freie Musik 1969–1978

Santos Silva/Wodrascka/Meaas Svendsen/Berre — Rasengan!

Nate Wooley — Argonautica

Dan Weiss — Sixteen: Drummers Suite

Brooklyn Blowhards — Brooklyn Blowhards

Trevor Taylor, Paun Dunmall, Phillip Gibbs — Circuit: Electro-Acoustic Ensemble

Dave Rempis, Elisabet Harnik, Michael Zerang — Wistfully

Craig Taborn, Christian McBride, Tyshawn Sorey — Flaga: Book of Angels, Volume 27

Nate Wooley & Ken Vandermark Duo — All Directions Home

Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith — a cosmic rhythm with each stroke

Henry Threadgill Ensemble Double Up — Old Locks and Irregular Verbs


Nicole Mitchell, Tomeka Reid, Mike Reed — Artifacts

Josh Sinton & Dominic Lash — Signal Gain

Mike Reed’s People, Places & Things — A New Kind of Dance

Tom Rainey Trio — Hotel Grief

Dominic Lash — An Artist Deep Dive

John Zorn — Book of Angels, Volumes 24–26

The Bureau of Atomic Tourism — Hapax Legomena

Wadada Leo Smith & John Lindberg — Celestial Weather

Tyshawn Sorey, Julia Bullock, ICE — Josephine Baker: A Portrait

Mats Gustafsson — Piano Mating

Jacob Garcik — Ye Olde

Sarah Bueci — Shadow Garden

Irène Scweizer & Han Bennink — Welcome Back