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Roswell Rudd: Trombone for Lovers

Trombonist Roswell Rudd’s timbral and emotional range is as diverse as ever, and his gnarled imprecations keep pop ballads such as “Unchained Melody” from getting grandiose and novelty-tinged offerings like “Tennessee Waltz” and “Ghost Riders in the Sky” from getting too cute. On Ellington’s “Come Sunday” he melds Saturday-night signifying with Sunday-morning reverence; the interplay … Read More “Roswell Rudd: Trombone for Lovers”

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