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by Budd Kopman
When a band, or at least the defining inspiration for it, lasts fourteen years, you know that something is working. Guitarist Trey Wright-- Where I'm Calling From(Namaste Records, 2007) nominally leads the Squat collective, and this eponymous album is the band's tenth since 1999. Wildly popular in the Athens, Georgia area, Squat has won the Flagpole Athens Music best jazz band" award five times since 1999. The reason for this is crystal clear in this release. Taking ...read more