Launched in 2004, the SFJAZZ Collective, whose alumni include great musicians like Bobby Hutcherson, Joe Lovano and Joshua Redman, features some of the most gifted soloists, composers and bandleaders on the contemporary scene: alto saxophonist Miguel Zenón...
If you research back to the George Benson Cookbooks “66” “67” on Columbia, Which have already been released on CD, You’ll find a young, early twenties baritone saxophone master. As you listen to this keep in mind that Benson and Cuber had this as a working...
In a jazz climate that rewards neo-conservative tributes and far-flung exercises in deconstruction, David Weiss has distinguished himself another way: through finding flexibility and innovation in music that has its roots in the mainstream. The trumpeter...
The Bad Plus — pianist Ethan Iverson, bassist Reid Anderson and drummer David King — have broken down the walls of jazz convention and created an uncompromising body of work. Few jazz groups have amassed such acclaim, and few have inspired such controversy...
You might think by glancing over the list of accolades garnered by Grammy-winning saxophonist/composer Joe Lovano that this renowned musician has found an established formula for success - and that he has. Unlike other artists who consistently repeat themselves...
Don Braden has toured the world leading his own ensembles, and as a sideman with greats such as Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis, Freddie Hubbard, Tony Williams, Roy Haynes, and many others. He has composed music for everything from duo to full symphonic orchestra...
|"Bujo" Kevin Jones|
|"Killer" Ray Appleton|
|"Papa" John DeFrancesco|
|"Uncle" Lionel Batiste|
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