San Francisco Bay Area drums/organ sensation Amendola vs Blades are finally putting out a record. And here’s how you can help underwrite it.
Incredibly interesting, Milton Marsh’s lost album ‘Monism’ is as relevant today as it was in 1975.
Marquis Hill is the textbook definition of a master and ‘The Way The Play’ relentlessly demonstrates that craft.
Released by Larry Carlton and Tak Matsumoto in June 2010, ‘Take Your Pick’ wasn’t flashy, but its highly polished fretwork just might satiate your soul.
‘Inhuman Wilderness’ makes clear why Bobby Avey is an award-winning jazz composer and imaginative pianist.
‘Loverly,’ released in June 2008, wasn’t gutsy enough to be a top-echelon Cassandra Wilson album, though there were still plenty of enjoyable moments.
Three duos with exponentially more ideas; Ivo Perelman makes a lot of music because he has so much to say. Even when there is only one other musician alongside him with which to express all these new inspirations.
There are just three tracks on ‘Still Happy,’ but they capture the essence of the late Harry Beckett’s fluent jazz trumpet.
‘Row For William O.’ reveals bassist Michael Bisio to be a great master because he is first and foremost such a good student.
With the original Monk-like blues number “Gross Blues,” saxophonist Dan Pratt’s new direction gets off to a splendid start.