Jazz Artistry Now – 2017 marks the 16th year I have submitted a “Top Jazz” recordings list for consideration. PARAMETERS This is the same list submitted to the Jazz Journalists Association and posted to my long-time “Musings In Cb” blog as well. The list contains links to the recordings. Readers are encouraged to listen and […]
David Binney’s music, which is potentially forbidding, grows in interest with each listen.
It is well worth exploring.
It is gratifying to realize that all of those years teaching others have not resulted in Bobby Watson losing his zest for creative jazz.
Brian Landrus, who is considered one of the more important baritone-saxophonist of the past decade, shows on Generations that he is also a very skilled arranger-composer. An intriguing modern set filled with inventive writing and top-notch musicianship, Brian Landrus’ Generations is well worth exploring.
Fred Hersch has yet to make an unworthy recording. Open Book is easily recommended as an example of his artistry.