Pianist Frank Kimbrough usually records with his working bands. But any self-respecting post-Bill Evans pianist will make exceptions for anyone who played on Waltz for … Read More “Frank Kimbrough: Play”
Drummer Bobby Previte and guitarist Charlie Hunter perform and record together as Groundtruther. Their ongoing collaboration has spawned a sophomore effort that, like its predecessor, … Read More “Groundtruther: Longitude”
Marc Ribot has long been one of the most unpredictable and unique guitarists on the scene. In his latest career twist, Ribot has created a group dedicated to investigating the music of avant-garde sax giant Albert Ayler. Aaron Steinberg tell us how Spiritual Unity stepped into the light with its self-titled debut on Pi.
Ethnicity served as loose inspiration on tenor saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa’s previous recording, Black Water (Red Giant). With Mother Tongue, the sociological interests take a more … Read More “Rudresh Mahanthappa: Mother Tongue”