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Rocky Gordon: Alone in the Crowd

Las Vegas saxophonist Rocky Gordon favors the saxello, originally designed by King Saxophones and marked by a semi-curved bell that supposedly enhances mellow tones. Gordon may not need to add more mellowness to his sound, however; it’s already best suited for lazy Sunday mornings spent lingering over a newspaper, bagels and coffee. Spyro Gyra’s Tom Schuman produces three tracks, but fails to bring much life to forgettable melodies.

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