He never stops experimenting, never stops surprising, and never stops entertaining.
Daring but not self indulgent, this double album would be a risk in lesser hands.
A prog-leaning album that is noisy, experimental and brave.
Wadada Leo Smith and his band of free jazz icons show the young guys how it’s done.
Reconciling the icy precision of electronic music with the immediacy of fusion.
With or without the fourth player, the Core Trio exemplify what free jazz sounds like when the minds behind it are set free.
Something Else! exclusive stream: Michael Carvin Experience, “Night In Tunisia” from Flash Forward (2014)
It’s clear from “Night In Tunisia” that Michael Carvin is the Bill Parcells of drums.
This says a lot about what the ex-Toto drummer hopes to accomplish on his own.
Uncommonly fresh and quietly inventive, Inward Looking Outward breathes new life into the venerable ol’ piano trio without having to step outside to achieve that. A rare achievement, to be sure.
She remains a wonder of range and sassy interpretation.