Steve Wilson puts himself on an unusual situation here, and not just because this is his first new album release in 12 years.
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Ace straight-ahead jazz guitar player Eric DiVito didn’t make a record until his 30s but he seems intent on catching up.
It’s been about three years since trombone powerhouse Michael Dease has released a record of his own but that’s understandable.
Ambitious, connective and simply unforgettable, The Raven is not just Steven Wilson’s best solo album to date, it rivals his career-making work on Porcupine Tree’s 2002 triumph In Absentia
I don’t usually spend a lot of time dumping on music that I don’t like. This is pretty much an ironclad rule when it comes to reviews. It’s the most pointless kind of writing, rarely rising above the level of drunken frat-boy snark.
In a way, Christian McBride has been working on this big-band project all along. The talented jazz bassist’s interest in this format began almost 20 years ago