Artist: Rez Abbasi Album: Unfiltered Universe © Copyright 2017 – Rez Abbasi Whirlwind Recordings WR 4713 Reviewed By Scott Yanow Jazz Artistry Now – Guitarist Rez Abbasi has had an original voice on his instrument since the beginning of his career. Born in Pakistan, he moved with his parents to Los Angeles when he was […]
Artist: Dan Arcamone Album: Evolve © Copyright 2017 – Dan Arcamone Artists Recording Collective – 2802 Reviewed By Scott Yanow Jazz Artistry Now – In his career, Dan Arcamone has performed with many artists who are based in New England. He is a guitarist whose music can be said to fall into the fusion area […]
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.
In an age where access to all types of media and information is voluminous, it can be easy to overlook something unique or new.