Close readings

Darrell Katz and the JCA, Ben Ratliff, Jeff Turton
By JON GARELICK  |  November 24, 2008

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METAL HEAD: No reason someone who loves Mastodon shouldn’t love Monk, Ratliff reasons.

WFNX Jazz Brunch Top Five
1. Paul Shapiro, Essen [Tzadik]
2. Lake Street Dive | Promises, Promises [FYO Records]
3. Will Bernard | Blue Plate Special [Palmetto]
4. Christian Scott | Live at Newport [Concord]
5. Buena Vista Social Club | At Carnegie Hall [Nonesuch]
I've already reviewed Darrell Katz's