Post Tagged with: "Woody Witt"

Sung Jo – Dream (2011)

Sung Jo leads a quartet on Dream that walks a fine line — pushing at the edges of the jazz envelope, yet still swinging like crazy. The result is an album that has both narrative logic and these splashes of new sounds.

Woody Witt – Pots and Kettles (2011)

If you’re a jazz fan in the Houston, Texas, area, you’ve surely heard of saxophonist Woody Witt. A tireless music educator around town, the manager and artistic director of one of Houston’s few jazz clubs, and a recording artist in his own right, Witt has a long list of credentials that could easily make up an entire long article

The Glenious Inner Planet – The Glenious Inner Planet (2010)

by S. Victor Aaron OK, I relent. I was forced by the overwhelming evidence to do it. I had to create a new tag “Houston TX” because even though we’ve long had a “Texas” tag, the richness and diversity of good music originating from the Space City was more than enough on its own to demand its own category. JustRead More

Harvie S – Cocolamus Bridge (2010)

Harvie S – Cocolamus Bridge (2010)

by Pico Acoustic bassist Harvie S has appeared on over 350 recordings for a very good reason. He has an unshakeable sense of swing, a flawless tone and otherworldly dexterity on his instrument. For a example of his amazing technique, just eyeball the video I embedded in a recent review of a Carol Morgan record. I can only shake myRead More

Two for the trumpet: Thrilling new releases by Carol Morgan and Mikrokoleltyw (2010)

Two for the trumpet: Thrilling new releases by Carol Morgan and Mikrokoleltyw (2010)

by S. Victor Aaron Throughout all of the history of jazz, trumpet players were always in the vanguard: Armstrong, Gillespie, Davis, Bowie, I could go on. The common theme with the two fresh offerings go beyond the fact that they are led or co-led by trumpeters; these are releases that in some form or another challenges the conventions of mainstreamRead More