Eyes on the prize: Flying Lotus, aka Steven Ellison

Steven Ellison is riffing about jazz and death. He has been doing a lot of this since his fifth album as Flying Lotus, You’re Dead, arrived last ye(...)

The Claudia Quintet: September
  • Music
  • November 29, 2013, 00:00

American jazz may still be a place where the “masculine” values of individuality and virtuosity have the upper hand. This is in contrast, perhaps to t(...)

Sam Amidon is trying his hardest to rein in his inner fanboy, but it’s impossible. He just can’t help it. “I mean, Martin Hayes, ” he says with the(...)