by Fred Phillips Ah, the tribute album. It started out as a good idea — current artists getting together to salute a classic artist that had a major influence on them. But, then, it spiraled out of control.
Archive for August 4th, 2011
Pianist Augusto Pirodda, on his fifth long player, plays with the melodic, insinuating sensitivity that belies his brief recording career.
Zigaboo Modeliste discusses how his celebratory writing style has continued to grow, and why he never expected one of the Meters’ most memorable sides to see wide release.
Warren Wolf, “427 Mass Ave.” by SomethingElse! Reviews Vibraphonist Warren Wolf is very, very talented, something he might have been aware of when he titled a past release Incredible Jazz Vibes, with a cover which looks conspicuously like Wes Montgomery’s for The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery.