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Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra: Garden of Delights

Israels doesn’t go for rhythmic gymnastics. One of Garden‘s 10 tunes is in 6/8, the others swinging away in 4/4. He likes a touch of harmonic complexity: Songs like the woozy “Speed Bumps” and sly “Warming Trend” put ever-so-slight warpage on the chords, especially in Dan Gaynor’s piano intros. (In the case of “Warming Trend,” … Read More “Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra: Garden of Delights”

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