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by Michael P. Gladstone
Let's dispense with the need for the labelling of Taking A Turn. This is not a mainstream jazz album. Guitarist/composer Steve Greenbaum has fashioned these ten originals into a multi-purpose album.
Several of the tunes would find airplay on smooth jazz radio, and they are certainly pleasant enough, particularly with Vince McCool's trumpet on Liquid Blue" and Tryst" emulating the style of Chris Botti. Greenbaum has rendered each of these selections into a different set piece that would ...read more