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Album Review

Octobop: Live @ Savanna Jazz

Read "Live @ Savanna Jazz" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Having recorded half a dozen creditable albums in studio settings, saxophonist Geoff Roach's central California-based ensemble Octobop has added something new and exciting on No. 7--a hip and enthusiastic audience. Live @ Savanna Jazz was recorded in January 2018 at the nightspot which bears that name in San Carlos, CA. “I've always thought the band was better live than in a recording studio," Roach writes. “The energy, humor, fun and elusive sense of swing always seemed better feeding off an ...


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