It would be a mistake to take the accomplished pianist Chano Domínguez’s Flamenco Sketches simply as an interpretation of Miles Davis’ music and not hear it as the vibrant new music it truly is. Expertly infusing all five of Davis’ tunes from the canonical...
Pt. 1: Gretchen Parlato and Dianne Reeves remember important mentors
June 2008 Features
Nick Marchione likes to tell the story of the shoe salesman who seemed determined to sell him anything but the black shoes he’s required to wear for his job as a Broadway pit musician. The man insisted on offering some very nice brown shoes. And as it was...
About Laurel Gross
Laurel Gross joined the JazzTimes community on Jun 12, 2008