Kenny Garrett on carrying the spirit of John Coltrane, and taking his audience on a journey.
Articles by: David Greenberg
Nearly a year ago, I wrote a review about a stellar performance by Abe Ovadia — a young up and coming guitarist who creates his own rules and is an imitation of no one.
At Ronnie Scott’s in London: Perhaps for Kenny Garrett and his quintet, it was just another night … just another gig. But for me, and I suspect for others in the audience at Ronnie Scott’s that night, it wasn’t.
The Philadelphia music scene has long been known for its vibrancy, eclecticism, and musical edge. Nearly two years ago, drummer and Philly native Marcus Myers suffered an accident that forced him to take a break from playing
In this final segment of a three-part Something Else! Sitdown with JD Allen, David Greenberg explores the saxophonist’s terrific new release, the dying concept of expressing emotion in song, and Allen’s need to keep progressing
We continue today with the second installment of David Greenberg’s three-part talk with JD Allen, as the saxophonist discusses developing confidence as a young player, participating in the good fight, and how music influences us
JD Allen is emerging as one of the most innovative saxophonists of our time. His music, through a masterful use of melody reveals a personal story and an inner quest.
Whenever I go to a live music event my hope is to get completely absorbed and immersed within the music. I find that the musicians who do this most for me are not the ones who show off their mastery of the language or technical proficiency.
It’s why many musicians today lack their own unique and innovative sound.
Where this past weekend would you find live music that spanned the styles of jazz, rock, funk, R&B, soul, reggae, and electronic; to see an audience of people young and old, of any and all nationalities, so deeply into the music