29 minutes | May 13, 2021

Crate Digging: 10 Albums You Need to Know for May 2021

Remember record stores? Remember the thrill of turning your friends on to new music by swapping vinyl and CDs? Yeah, we do too. That’s why we’re rebooting that tradition for the digital age with our “Crate Digging” podcast series, in which we’ll search through crates of our memories to bring you a handful of album recommendations on a given theme. It’s social media in the truest sense of the term: no algorithms, no computer-generated playlist. Just jazz fans sharing records with other jazz fans. Welcome to the party! For this episode of Crate Digging, we talk about 10 new albums released this month (May 2021) that you need to know about! Albums mentioned in this episode: Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas - Other Worlds (Greenleaf); Mandy Barnett, Every Star Above (Melody Place/BMG); Noah Haidu - Slowly: Song for Keith Jarrett (Sunnyside); Ulysses Owens Jr. Big Band - Soul Conversations (Outside In); Sons of Kemet, Black to the Future (Impulse!); James Francies - Purest Form (Blue Note); Ralph Peterson Jr. - Raise Up Off Me (Onyx); Wadada Leo Smith, Milford Graves, Bill Laswell - Sacred Ceremonies (TUM); Anna Webber, Idiom (Pi); Dave Holland, Another Land (Edition). --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jazziz/support
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