Archive for September 22nd, 2010

Neil Haverstick – Fretless (2010)

Neil Haverstick – Fretless (2010)

by Mark Saleski If you have a few hours to spare, and are looking for some cheap entertainment, search for one of those “Best Guitarists” lists on the Internet. Oh dear, the comments will absolutely slay you with their hilarity. Just about everybody can find a way to be offended that their “Best” has been slighted in one way orRead More

David S. Ware – Onecept (2010)

David S. Ware – Onecept (2010)

by Pico Within the realm of improvised music saxophone players, Anthony Braxton has few peers, but David S. Ware has to be considered a lifetime member of that exclusive club. A free jazz saxophonist who is also a technician of the highest order, Ware has that rare ability to blur the lines between inside and outside playing. Every time IRead More

Norma Winstone – Stories Yet To Tell (2010)

Norma Winstone – Stories Yet To Tell (2010)

by Mark Saleski A variant of the “I remember exactly where I was when I first heard this” thing is the phenomenon of incomplete Déjà Vu. This occurs when you hear a piece of music and it seems totally familiar … except … hmmm … what was it? The music of vocalist Norma Winstone reminds me of my Aunt Rose’sRead More