Noah Howard

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Ten Free Jazz Albums to Hear Before You Die

    Free jazz is challenging, violent, political, spiritual, joyous, peaceful, and a million other things. It's about shattering forms in order to find a new world of sound somewhere further outside. And once this new world is found, it's time to go looking for a newer one. When, as a college student, ... More >>

  • Music

    December 29, 2010

    R.I.P. 2010's Jazz Notables

    Honoring this year's fallen, with a few we failed to note last year

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    December 25, 2007

    Skronk On

    A down year still yields plenty of power and exhilaration for adventurous jazzheads

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    December 25, 2007

    2007 Jazz Poll Ballots: A-O

    New releases, reissues, debuts, and more—each critic's picks

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    April 12, 2005

    Free Again

    The revolution of 1969 never came, but the 'Free America' series has now been reissued

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    June 6, 2000