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Dirigo Rataplan : Dirigo Rataplan

Derived from separate Latin and French words, the playful name of drummer Devin Gray’s group translates as “leading from the beat.” That he does on his impressive debut album, backed by a stellar lineup including tenor saxophonist Ellery Eskelin, trumpeter Dave Ballou and bassist Michael Formanek. But in the Maine-born, Brooklyn-based Gray’s eloquently controlled sound, … Read More “Dirigo Rataplan : Dirigo Rataplan”

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