Jerry Hahn: Hahn Solo

Having played in Gary Burton’s quartet after Larry Coryell and before Mick Goodrick, Jerry Hahn is an overlooked figure in the modern pantheon. He was destined, perhaps, to release a……Read More

Shilts: See What Happens

…his CD with session players from DTTB, enlists keyboardist Mick Wilson as co-writer and producer and lets it all hang out on his debut CD, from hand claps, brass blasts……Read More

Jacqui Naylor: Shelter

…first among jazz covers, Naylor serves up a sensationally sexy rendition of the Rolling Stones’ “Miss You” that captures the lyric’s predatory hunger even better than the pouty, strutting Mick….…Read More

Vernon Reid: Mistaken Identity

Vernon Reid: Mistaken Identity

…Pheeroan akLaff. Reid would eventually solidify the group as an all-male quartet and release 1988’s partially Mick Jagger-produced Vivid (Epic), the album that made the band a suburban rock phenomenon….…Read More

Jimmy Norman: Little Pieces

…will recognize. I always assumed Mick Jagger and Keith Richards wrote it. Turns out “Time Is on My Side,” the ’64 hit that launched the Rolling Stones on this side……Read More

Andrew Sterman: Wet Paint

…with the suggestion of further possibilities in the next iteration. Mick Rossi’s piano solo, in contrast, is all shards and segments, pushing forward with off-time punctuations and the judicious insertion……Read More

Jim Hall:  The Emperor of Cool

Jim Hall: The Emperor of Cool

…felt that John Scofield, Bill Frisell, John Abercrombie, Mick Goodrick, and myself all have a particular relationship to what Jim hit upon in terms of phrasing and dynamics. Yet at……Read More

Jazz Birthdays June 6 – 12

…(1942) June 8: Bill Watrous (1939) June 9: Les Paul (1916), Kenny Barron (1943), Mick Goodrick (1945) June 10: Dicky Wells (1907-1985), Gary Thomas (1961), Charnett Moffett (1967) June 11:……Read More