Jazz Articles

Daily articles including interviews, profiles, live reviews, film reviews and more... all carefully curated by the All About Jazz staff. You can find more articles by searching our website, see what's trending on our popular articles page or read articles ahead of their published dates on our future articles page.

183

Album Review

Reggie Washington: A Lot Of Love, Live!

Read "A Lot Of Love, Live!" reviewed by John Kelman


With artists like Norway's In the Country and Sweden's EST reinventing the contemporary piano trio, it's no surprise to hear Reggie Washington turn the traditional sax/bass/drums trio on its side. Washington, a long-time collaborator with M-Base artists past and present, including Steve Coleman, Cassandra Wilson and Andy Milne, manages to both respect tradition and reinvigorate it on A Lot of Love, Live!.

Saxophone trios tend to be either mainstream affairs which maintain harmonic movement through implication, or freewheeling efforts with ...

145

Album Review

Reggie Washington: A Lot Of Love, Live!

Read "A Lot Of Love, Live!" reviewed by Nic Jones


Reggie Washington leads two trios here, and among the few things they have in common are a common instrumental lineup and the fact that they both serve up ample evidence of how much life there is left in the free-bop continuum. Washington also serves notice of how musical strands from outside the jazz tradition can be utilised in the service of music that exists beneath its umbrella.

Thus the fatback funk of “Reuben's 2 Train" allows tenor player Ravi Coltrane ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Anzic Records
Publisher's Desk
Polls are back! Vote for your favorite living jazz drummers...
Read on.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.