Sam Newsome: The Art of the Soprano, Vol. 1 The Art of the Soprano, Vol. 1 isn’t Sam Newsome’s first solo soprano saxophone recording, but it may be the most provocative and most complete of a trio of albums including 2009’s Blue Soliloquy and 2007’s Monk Abstractions. Newsome takes an organic, whole-horn approach, using every part of his soprano to create a surprising range … Read More “Sam Newsome: The Art of the Soprano, Vol. 1” To access this content, you must purchase JazzTimes Membership.