Tom Moon Since 1983, Tom Moon has been writing about pop, rock, jazz, blues, and the music of the world. For much of that time, he was a music critic at The Philadelphia Inquirer. Moon's work has also appeared in Rolling Stone, GQ, Blender, Spin and more.
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Mixing Colours is Roger and Brian Eno's first release as a duo. Bee Eno and Mary Evers/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Roger And Brian Eno's First Album Together Comes At The Perfect Time

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Kassa Overall calls himself a "backpack jazz producer." He recorded his new album I Think I'm Good by capturing free-form jazz exploration and then chopping the recordings on his laptop. Spencer Ostrander/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'I Think I'm Good,' Kassa Overall Expands The Realm Of Jazz/Hip-Hop Fusion

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Pat Metheny's latest album From This Place features the same lyrical guitar work that he has been known for while also exploring new cinematic sounds. Florian Thoss/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pat Metheny's Lyricism Still Shines On Cinematic Album 'From This Place'

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From vocal delivery to melodic hooks, from lyrics to production: Kevin Parker has elevated his craft on The Slow Rush. Matt Sav/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Review: On 'The Slow Rush,' Tame Impala Masks Inner Turmoil With Sonic Euphoria

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Once a young prodigy, Joey Alexander emerges as a full-blown jazz star on his new album Warna, writes NPR's Tom Moon. Meredith Truax/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Warna,' Joey Alexander Transforms From Child Prodigy To Jazz Fixture

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Nat King Cole playing piano in the Capitol Records recording studio on May 23, 1945. Capitol Records Photo Archive/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Hittin' The Ramp' Traces Nat King Cole's Early Artistic Development

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Josh Homme's The Desert Sessions brought together an all-star line-up of rock legends to collaborate. Andreas Neumann/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Josh Homme's Rotating Supergroup The Desert Sessions Returns For 'Vols. 11 & 12'

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The lineup of Santana as of May, 1969, photographed in San Francisco. From left: Michael Shrieve, Carlos Santana, Gregg Rolie, Jose 'Chepito' Areas, David Brown and Michael Carabello. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Music Review: Brittany Howard Releases Her Debut Solo Album, 'Jaime'

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Joan Shelley's latest album, Like The River Loves the Sea, is out now. Amber Estes Thieneman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Joan Shelley Admires The Beauty In All The Fading

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Music Review: Tool's 'Fear Inoculum' Album

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