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JazzTimes (7-8/95, p.123) - "...this one's a must-have for any guitar lover."9.306024

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Down Beat (9/90) - 4.5 Stars - Very Good Plus - "..cut of a rich fabric, brocaded with golden threads of melody and intriguingly cross-stitched rhythms.."8.644011

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.94) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he duo demonstrate that five decades of collaboration have resulted in musical empathy and an advanced sense of intuitive interplay."Uncut (magazine) (p.70) - "Burton's glassy lead lines and Corea's jerky modalism lend an unusual air to classics by Tadd Dameron, Thelonious Monk and Bill Evans..."7.45516

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Down Beat (11/92, p.40) - 4 Stars - Very Good - "...a real departure--a high-wire balancing act which entices its listeners into the world of classical music...reflects Patitucci's love of classics...[Patitucci] is so quick and fluid that he makes it all sound easy..."Jazziz (12/92-1/93, p.94) - Picked by critic Josef Woodard as one of the 10 best jazz albums of 1992.6.421108

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Record Collector (magazine) (p.98) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t includes the Basie orchestra's dynamic renditions of swing classics like 'Jumpin' At The Woodside' adn 'One O'Clock Jump.'"6.2774

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JazzTimes (4/00, pp.116-8) - "...A great success....It takes all that Loussier has ingested from the 'classics', and spins it out through his own sensibilitites....very listenable."3.605729

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Q (6/95, p.138) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...this 1965 date is arguably Hancock's finest half-hour of his long career. His compositional strength has never been bettered (four out of five tracks have become classics) and his piano playing is a model of the lucid, cerebral style that continues to act as a role model to young aspirants..."3.571469

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JazzTimes (p.84) - "[With] many of his crossover classics....Great music. Great musicians."3.562896

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Rolling Stone (2/14/02, p.65) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...Like their own music, Thievery Corp's choices favor voluptuous rhythms, opiate melodies, worldly flavors and classy musicianship..."Q (2/02, p.119) - 4 stars out of 5 - "A labor of love...showcasing the 60s acts that made the Verve label the home of cool jazz and hot bossa nova..."Alternative Press (4/02, p.84) - 8 out of 10 - "...This disc lets [Thievery's] records do the basking, compiling bossa-nova and other ethno-savvy classics from the Verbe label's catalog..."3.537284

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JazzTimes (10/00, p.70) - "...Benoit is at his emotive best here, smartly arranging these familiar classics...in intimate trio settings..."3.52257

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CMJ (4/30/01, p.25) - "...His interpretations have a horn-heavy, modern-day, post-bop feel with a bit more swing....Payton touches on different elements of New Orleans jazz like second line, mambo, R&B, swing and ragtime..."Down Beat (1/02, p.49) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A mature, modern beauty of an Armstrong trib..."Vibe (6/01, p.154) - 4 discs out of 5 - "...A modern interpretation of 13 Louis Armstrong classics....Like Armstrong in his heyday, Payton boasts the most recognizable tone of any living trumpeter and, in spirit, approaches music with the same creative ingenuity that made Armstrong famous..."3.494544

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JazzTimes (p.87) - "[I]nstant classics. 'Hold on Tight' is a slow-burning ballad with strings, while 'City of Lights' is a melancholy piece that pays homage to the subject of the title, the romantic city of Paris."3.482244

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Entertainment Weekly (5/8/92, p.58) - "...the music is astonishingly alive, robust, and brilliantly expressive; it ranks near the top of his accomplishments...This is one of those records you'd take to a desert island..." - Rating: A+Down Beat (6/92, p.42) - 4 Stars - Very Good - "...It may not be the greatest Getz on disc, but it's likely the last. And it's as much a statement about courage, and perseverance, and creativity defining a life, as it is a musical experience..."JazzTimes - "[A] superb listening experience....They needed each other, and jazz needs more such symbiotic relationships between writers and players."Village Voice (2/2/93, p.78) - "...The radiant tenor's last recordings are among his most provocative and moving, but the main reason these duets are instant classics is the uncanny level of dialogue between Getz and Barron, who at times makes the piano thunder with romance..."Jazziz (Dec.-Jan./92, p.94) - Picked by critic Leonard Feather as one of the 10 best jazz albums of 1992.3.477573

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Entertainment Weekly (8/16/96, p.63) - "...Carol Sloane certainly isn't taking the easy way home by visiting classics immortalized by Ol' Blue Eyes himself....but Sloane pulls it all off with taste and emotional depth."- Rating: B+Down Beat (3/97, p.54) - 5 Stars - (out of 5) - "...she offers her own very personal recreation while still paying homage to one of her idols....Sloane's intonation and broad range put her among a select few vocalists whom musicians consider their equals..."JazzTimes (2/97, p.102) - "...ready for immediate consumption..."3.441919

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.144) - 4 star out of 5 -- "Best of all...are Mr. Dynamite's finger-clicking jazz versions of his funk classics, 'Cold Sweat' and 'There Was A Time'."2.899169

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Rolling Stone (10/31/02, p.140) - Ranked # 43 in Rolling Stone's "Women in Rock: The 50 Essential Albums" - "...[A] strange, affecting work..."Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.61) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."Rolling Stone (1/25/96, p.41) - Tied for #7 in the 1996 Critics' Poll.Rolling Stone (6/29/95, pp.41-42) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...POST comes up as victorious and gallant as any of her Viking forefathers. Chock-full of curious noises, mesmerizing vocals and musical surprises, POST provides a much-needed escape route from alternative rock's dull offerings of late..."Spin (9/99, pp.120-1) - Ranked #7 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s."Spin (12/95, p.63) - Ranked #13 on Spin's list of the `20 Best Albums Of '95.'Spin (7/95, p.72) - 8 - Very Good - "...Bjork is a bit more controlled this time around, so when she does let loose with the PSYCHO screams...her extremes pack more impact....Whether her accompaniment is punk guitars, disco beats, jazz horns, or symphonic strings, Bjork always comes across as her own wacky and seductively weird creation."Entertainment Weekly (6/23/95, p.55) - "...the ex-Sugarcube finds a bizarre and irresistible connecting point between industrial-disco, ambient-trance, and catchy synth pop..." - Rating: A+Q (7/95, p.114) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...avoid[s] both the usual follow-up pitfalls of repetition and encroaching commerciality....she's still finding the room to embrace the often convoluted twists and turns of emotion..."Vibe (12/99, p.162) - Included in Vibe's 100 Essential Albums of the 20th CenturyMelody Maker (12/23-30/95, pp.66-67) - Ranked #48 on Melody Maker's list of 1995's `Albums Of The Year.'Melody Maker (6/3/95, p.35) - Recommended - "...sonically, it's DEBUT with the edges filed down...But...the joyful news from the front is that, below the suspect surface, there is lava..."Musician (8/95, p.85) - "...The fluid textures fashioned by our heroine...have a subliminal resonance that might undermine a less assured performer, although its hard to imagine anything upstaging her..."Village Voice (2/20/96) - Ranked #7 in Village Voice's 1995 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.Mojo (Publisher) (p.60) - Ranked #53 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "[B]old, cheeky, emotionally complex and musically ambitious."NME (Magazine) (12/23-30/95, pp.22-23) - Ranked #35 in NME's `Top 50 Albums Of The Year' for 1995.NME (Magazine) (6/10/95, p.46) - 7 (out of 10) - "...a bit ethnic, extremely mysterious, a tad on the ooh-blimey-what-was-that??! side and a comprehensive summary of all that is good, grim and unnaturally groovy about one woman and her various mates' offbeat musical world..."2.866951

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Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.80) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."Rolling Stone (1/23/97, pp.62-63) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...The DJ built songs out of layer upon layer of sampled instruments and other sound fragments, most of which he processed, looped and re-arranged far beyond recognition....funky rhythms that never sound like they've been cut and pasted together..."Spin (p.134) - "[T]his remains a stone classic, channeling Afrika Bambaataa's genre-splicing, DJ-booth mysticism into a fully realized studio epic..."Spin (9/99, p.126) - Ranked #15 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s."Spin (1/97, p.59) - Ranked #12 on Spin's list of the "20 Best Albums of '96."Spin (1/97, p.81) - 9 (out of 10) - "...layers slinky break-beats with sampled sounds--anything from church bells to War Of The Worlds and, egad, Tears For Fears....a cosmic-chamber feel complete with choruses of fallen angels, plucked harps, Mellotron, and cello..."Spin (p.102) - "One of the best hip-hop, yes hip-hop - records ever made."Entertainment Weekly (11/29/96, p.92) - "...Unfolding lik a surreal film soundtrack on which jazz, classical, and jungle fragments are artfully blended with turntable tricks and dialogue snippets, ENDTRODUCING... takes hip-hop into the next dimension." - Rating: A-Q (12/99, p.90) - Included in Q Magazine's "90 Best Albums Of The 1990s."Q (11/96, p.120) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...Shadow's brief is to develop a totally sample-based idiom, weaving a cinematically broad spectrum so deftly layered that the sampling-is-stealing argument falls flat..."Uncut (p.121) - 4 stars out of 5 - "It's an elegy from a vinyl mausoleum, a sonic fiction assembled by a keen-eared archaeologist."Alternative Press (4/97, p.70) - 5 (out of 5) - "...an undeniable hip-hop masterpiece....DJ Shadow remembers that sampling is an art form."Magnet (p.88) - "An instrumental album entirely composed of samples and influenced by both prog rock and Public Enemy was, at the time, revolutionary....Still unmatched in its carefree invention."JazzTimes (4/97, p.65) - "Some consider...ENDTRODUCING... a broadcast from hip-hop's near future. But that notion ignores how much this disc reaffirms the music's creative roots....ENDTRODUCING is pretty damn good, with Shadow demonstrating an unerring ear for motif and texture, touching on everything from dub to funk to groove-jazz..."Option (1-2/97, p.73) - "...Shadow makes records the way Robert Rauschenberg made his combines: from scraps, pop artifacts, the things other people throw away....While some of his tracks float serenely on a cloud of jazzy phrasing and ambient textures, Shadow always lands on his beat..."Melody Maker (12/21-28/96, pp.66-67) - Ranked #2 on Melody Maker's list of 1996's "Albums Of The Year."Melody Maker (9/14/96, p.49) - Bloody Essential - "...it flips hip hop inside out all over again like a reversible glove, and again, and again, and each time it's sudden and new. I am, I confess, totally confounded by it. I hear a lot of good records, but very few impossible ones....You need this record. You are incomplete without it."Rap Pages (12/96, p.33) - "...Innovative arrangements and structures of sound are present here, reflecting a mind that is constantly summoning collage forms..."Village Voice (2/25/97) - Ranked #4 in the Village Voice's 1996 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.Mojo (Publisher) (p.65) - Ranked #18 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "[The album] returned hip hop's focus from the MC to the music."Mojo (Publisher) (p.120) - 4 stars out of 5 - "A decade on, DJ Shadow's affirmatory essay on record collecting as a creative endeavour has lost none of its grandeur."NME (Magazine) (12/21-28/96, pp.66-67) - Ranked #5 in NME's 1996 critics' poll.2.866795

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