CELEBRATING
50 YEARS

Return To Forever: The Mothership Returns

…White “looked kinda like a pimp”; Clarke recalls Mick Jagger coming to see the band and having a serious case of bad breath when he introduced himself. They don’t all…

Steve Swallow: Always Pack Your Uniform on Top

Mick Goodrick on guitar and Adam Nussbaum on drums-a terrific band in which Ries’ fine performance is all but overwhelmed by the remarkable performances of his colleagues. The set opens…

Jon Irabagon: Behind the Sky

…guitarist Mick Barr and drummer Mike Pride, he can raise more pandemonium than Albert Ayler. But he is also an essential member of a centrist A-list band, the Dave Douglas…

Steve Swallow: Deconstructed

…customary liquid basslines and slightly metallic timbral palette and Adam Nussbaum’s contagious syncopating shuffle, “Bug In A Rug” affords the perfect springboard for guitarist Mick Goodrick, trumpeter Ryan Kisor and…

Jon Irabagon on Mahjong and Mezzo-Soprano Sax

…But the Blues, an ongoing series featuring the saxophonist with guitarist Mick Barr and drummer Mike Pride. A second guitarist, Ava Mendoza, will join in this time. “Two electric guitars,…

Before & After: Jeff Parker

…until much later that I realized that about the guitar, from this Mick Goodrick book called The Advancing Guitarist. Once I actually had that revelation from that book, the guitar…

Thirty Years of Our JazzTimes: The 1970s

…along with Bobby Moses, Steve Swallow and Mick Goodrick, as featured on Dreams So Real and Ring, with bassist Eberhard Weber. Both DeJohnette and Metheny have continued to push the…