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by David Bixler
Season five begins with saxophonist Abraham Burton. During the pandemic, photographer and engineer Jimmy Katz produced an informal concert series at the sight of the historically significant Seneca Village in Central Park. One of the concerts that Katz recorded was a trio performance featuring Burton, drummer Eric McPherson, and bassist Dezron Douglas. This energetic performance is available as The Summit Rock Session at Seneca Village. This episode features music from The Summit Rock Session at Seneca Village. (Giant Step Arts) ...read more
by Mark Corroto
Obsessed fans of John Coltrane’s classic quartet are forever searching for that pure energy that Trane, Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison and McCoy Tyner bottled for a short time. Their music was perhaps the pinnacle of jazz’s most dynamic period. Few have tread the same path for fear of comparison and ultimately failure. Enter Abraham Burton and Eric McPherson. The two young men play jazz music with no fear.
Born three months apart, Burton studied under Jackie McLean, and McPherson became ...read more