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by Mark F. Turner
Out to Lunch's No One Left Behind is comparable to collage- an art technique which integrates incongruent fragments, textures and visual forms into a cohesive work. Led by multi-instrumentalist David Levy, the New York-based ensemble at a cursory glance, might be a considered just another experimental jazz funk band. Yet there's clearly more to be gleaned on proven on their third release. Levy's work with musicians and projects such as Verve Remixed 3 (Universal Records, 2005) is ...read more
by Jim Santella
With a fusion of jazz, blues and rock, guitarist Scott Henderson put together a set of his own songs; the lone exception is Jaco Pastorius’ Continuum." Most of the album features Thelma Houston with a blues trio; Houston wails while Henderson smokes in a contemporary electric blues vein. Most of the guitarist’s career has been based on fusion; leaders with whom Henderson worked early on include Joe Zawinul, Jean-Luc Ponty, and Chick Corea with his Elektrik Band. Complete information on ...read more