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Eric Revis – Sing Me Some Cry (2017)

Eric Revis – Sing Me Some Cry (2017)

Full of vigor and moxie from start to finish, ‘Sing Me Some Cry’ harnesses the savvy of its participants, but that vast potential is reached only because Eric Revis has the insight to get so much out of them, and they in turn get the most out of Revis’ compositions.

Avishai Cohen – Into The Silence (2016)

Avishai Cohen – Into The Silence (2016)

The main draw of Avishai Cohen’s artistry throughout his varied output is his restlessness. The inward-looking and reflective ‘Into The Silence’ contrasts with earlier work but is exactly right for the moment.

Aruán Ortiz Trio feat. Eric Revis + Gerald Cleaver – Hidden Voices (2016)

Aruán Ortiz Trio feat. Eric Revis + Gerald Cleaver – Hidden Voices (2016)

While the tactics might be altered for each time out, Aruán Ortiz’s sophisticated, ultra-modern style of composing, arranging and improvising emerges each time.

Eric Revis – In Memory of Things Yet Seen (2014)

The first-call acoustic bass player best known in five words or less as “Branford Marsalis’ bassist since forever” is preparing to release his own led-date In Memory of Things Yet Seen (March 25, 2014, Clean Feed Records).

Avram Fefer – Eliyahu (2011)

Before even learning that multi-reedist Avram Fefer is a Harvard grad, I could detect a lot of intelligence in his playing style. Avoiding clichés, adapting to the music and injecting just the right amount of feel, Fefer is one of the most diverse sax players around

Branford Marsalis – Footsteps Of Our Fathers (2002)

by Mark Saleski You’ve gotta love what Branford Marsalis is all about. In today’s music industry, where creativity is mostly overlooked in favor of bottom-line issues, Branford made a break in advance of this album from his long-time record label

A Posi-Tone twofer: Tarbaby and Ehud Asherie (2010)

A Posi-Tone twofer: Tarbaby and Ehud Asherie (2010)

by S. Victor Aaron What a stellar year it’s been for Posi-Tone Records. They’ve generated record after record of honest-to-goodness mainstream jazz done with taste, style, with exceptional sidemen and flawless production. After reviewing zero releases prior to 2010, we’ve now given our impressions on a dozen releases, eleven of them 2010 releases. However, Posi-Tone isn’t done yet, and recentlyRead More

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