The opening notes on “Heart In Hand” from Chris Potter’s tenor sax traces Wayne Shorter’s opening remark on “Dance Cadaverous” but Potter’s own deeply expressive character quickly surfaces on his own spare but symphonic poem. In what begins as a
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“Perdido” was supposed to be a live showcase for Charlie Parker. Then Ella Fitzgerald – who would have been 100 today – stepped up to the mic.
The Great Harry Hillman, “How To Dice An Onion” from Tilt (2017): Something Else! 360º video premiere
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Long known as jazz’s most mischevious covers band, Sexmob now takes deadly aim at its own material on new release ‘Cultural Capital.’
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feature photo: Anna Webber, courtesy of Mack Avenue Records You could call this a ‘Tale of Two Cities,’ but also a ‘Tale of Two Bands’ and a ‘Tale of Originals Vs. Covers.’ Jazz guitar extraordinaire Kevin Eubanks decided to present the dualities in his