If you’ve often felt that saxophonist Branford Marsalis’ studio recordings failed to reflect the intensity and humor of his live appearances, this MF is for you.Read more ›
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That broiling sax on the rollicking roadhouse blues “Turn Me Loose” sounds instantly familiar — and it should. After all, Mark Rivera has performed for decades with Billy Joel and Ringo Starr. That’s him on Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer,” too.Read more ›
Saxophonist Branford Marsalis will issue his new release Four MFs Playin’ Tunes on deluxe 180-gram high definition vinyl as part of Record Store Day, April 21, 2012.Read more ›
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley is the undisputed leader on this date — the big-hearted, soul-lifting center of every song. But the proper focus here might just be on keyboardist Joe ZawinulRead more ›
You might think that the saxophone trio lineup (sax, bass, drums) would have nothing left to say. Sure, Sonny Rollins throws a long shadow, but that doesn’t mean the entire case has been closed. So Fly comes along, bringing a sort of Ornette Coleman vibe. I say “sort of” because the music doesn’t really contain the twisty logic of harmolodics [...]Read more ›