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The Friday Morning Listen: Peter Scherr – Son of August (2010)

by Mark Saleski Jazz fans have always been sort of coy with the word ‘fusion.’ We like to make jokes about it, even applying a nickname of sorts — The F-Word — because we’d hate to admit that we’re ever serious about the genre. Yeah, fusion seems to get the Playboy “I just read it for the articles” treatment. ThisRead More

Half Notes: Peter Scherr – Son Of August (2011)

by S. Victor Aaron Scherr is an American jazz bassist who resides in Hong Kong and spends his time trying to foster creative music within China. A few years ago, he got the urge to fulfill a longtime goal of making music with saxophonist Michael Blake, and he wanted to make sure it was going to be done right. So,Read More

Jazz Folk – Jazz In The Stone Age (2010)

Jazz Folk – Jazz In The Stone Age (2010)

by Mark Saleski Jazz fans tend to have a love/hate relationship with pop music covers. On the one hand, there are examples like Coltrane’s “My Favorite Things” that are sort of hard to argue with. Face it, reinterpretations like that not only put a new spin on an old favorite, but kick open the door of perception to reveal theRead More