Greg Tate outlines the icon's contemporary disciples
November 2000 Features
Brian Blade belongs to that category of musicians of whom it could be said if they didn’t exist someone would have had to invent them. In an increasingly category-driven and clique-ridden music world, he is a musician who is quietly going about the business...
May 2000 Features
Roughly speaking, jazz fans tend to admire two sorts of brass players: those who impress us with their virtuosity and those who impress with their modernity. Suffice to say, cornetist Graham Haynes belongs with the latter group—an illustrious circle of imagineers...