Archive for March 15th, 2011

Joe Morello (1928-2011): An Appreciation

by S. Victor Aaron Even early on, from the time I first began to explore jazz, I sensed there was something different about the Dave Brebeck Quartet’s drummer, Joe Morello. When I began to spin my Dad’s scratchy old Brubeck records, I’ll never forget hearing weird time signatures for the first time — sometimes with more than one occuring simultaneously —Read More

The Dead Kenny Gs – Operation Long Leash (2011)

Photo by Dino Perrucci by S. Victor Aaron This isn’t the type of site that covers Kenny G records, but it’s not because we’re G haters. It’s just that there’s music out there we prefer to write about. Maybe 99.8 or 99.9% of the music out there falls in that category, but still. And it’s a pure coincidence that weRead More