Thank You Scientist more than deserves a second audition; don’t miss out this time.
They find plenty of common ground in this improvisational, experimental space.
Remembering a drop-dead gorgeous tone poem that was so emblematic.
Webber laid bare her compositions, leaving it in a few, capable hands and in doing so, made them flourish.
A summit meeting of progressive jazz titans, themed around the Great Lakes.
A prominent acid-jazz trio and an elite guitarist discover each other all over again.
Bajakian and Úlehla make “Ej, lásko, lásko” fresh and edgy, despite it’s long-ago, faraway origins.
Live in front of an audience is how this music demands to be played, if the musicians are good enough. Ben Tyree and BT3 are way more than ‘good enough.’
Yes, ‘Apocryphal’ is ethereal, an adjective that might be overused a tad, but it’s all about the way Vinnie Sperrazza and his three accomplices give the music that quality. It puts Sperrazza’s formal debut in a far corner of jazz that’s rarely occupied with so much moxie.
‘Over The Honeymoon’ glows as much as it grooves.