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Doobie Brothers, Judith Owen, Roger Rosenberg + others: Five for the Road

Doobie Brothers, Judith Owen, Roger Rosenberg + others: Five for the Road

Five for the Road focuses on artists I’ve been playing in the car lately. This time, it’s Judith Owen, the Doobie Brothers, Roger Rosenberg, Ari Hest and Nate Smith.

Taylor Haskins – Gnosis (2017)

Taylor Haskins – Gnosis (2017)

Haskins’ capacity for blending cutting-edge, high-tech means of music making with the handmade, organically conceived method of playing jazz borders on the genius level, and that’s just what he is going for with ‘Gnosis.’

Randy Brecker, “New Frontier” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Randy Brecker, “New Frontier” (2015): Something Else! exclusive stream

Randy Brecker knows his way around both pop and modern jazz. He puts both together so convincingly on this update of a Donald Fagen classic.

Chris Potter Underground Orchestra – Imaginary Cities (2015)

Chris Potter’s string quartet-supplemented ‘Imaginary Cities’ is ambitious, maybe the high-water mark of ambition so far in Potter’s career.

Monday Michiru – Soulception (2012)

In some ways, Monday Michiru is the Norah Jones of Japan: one of the few jazz-oriented female vocalists who are currently a true star, born to a famous musical father from another land.