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George Cables: Looking for the Light

If anyone in the mainstream and bop communities has paid his dues, it is George Cables. As a sideman, he’s been a valued team player for Art Blakey, Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon, Art Pepper, Joe Henderson and Freddie Hubbard, and as a leader he has always attracted the best like-minded swingers, such as the colleagues heard on his latest acoustic outing, Looking for the Light (Muse FX): bassist Peter Washington, drummer Victor Lewis and Gary Bartz on soprano and alto saxes.

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