Nowhere Street

New albums from Julia Holter, Eiko Ishibashi and Josephine Foster close out 2018 on a high note

I spent an inordinate amount of time pleasurably and confoundedly trying to dissect the charms, mysteries, and depth of their dazzling albums

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My favorite jazz albums of 2018

My ballot for the 2018 NPR jazz critic’s poll

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Digging up lost music from Africa's war-torn eastern coast--brilliant sounds from Sudan and Somalia

In the last month two dazzling releases have made large contributions toward generating new appreciation for pop music from both Sudan and Somalia.

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