“Rubber Sky” is an example of this wonderful trait of Mats/Morgan, who merrily obliterate fences put up in music not just across genres, but across age groups as well.
Covering a wide expanse of moods but maintaining the same airy feeling, Ken Husbands’ “Keepin’ It Going” is trio date that has a little something for most tastes of jazz wrapped into a tidy, funky little trio.
It’s about more than mere individuals playing well, and this performance brings real meaning to the words “spiritual unity.”
A gateway to straight jazz? No, because if you embrace this music, you’ve already gone through gates and are heading down its fascinating corridors.
Fresh from the fusion triumph of A Beautiful Bang, Columbus, Ohio’s fo/mo/deep is poised to take listeners on another funky ride through the fun side of jazz.
This doesn’t often sound like big band music, as Fujii draws from every impulse at her disposal.
These three extended pieces take minimalism to exotic – and redemptive – places
‘Mother Stump’ covers a lot of ground, with Harrison’s blues-inflected progressive jazz guitar as your guide.
Gato Libre makes the difficult decision to go forward after the loss of a key member.
An album shaped by both interpretations of Monk and the interaction among these three.