Jazz Articles | Blog

CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Old Time Musketry: Drifter

Read "Drifter" reviewed by

Old and new collide and intermingle in a variety of appealing ways on Drifter, the second long-player by the Brooklyn-based collective, Old Time Musketry. It's funny, though, how old has become new and new has become old. J. P. Schlegelmilch, the keyboardist and primary composer for the band (he wrote all but 2 of Drifter's varied and evocative compositions) specializes in the accordion, an instrument all but conscribed to the scrapheap of history until the innovations of artists such as ...

CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Old Time Musketry: Different Times

Read "Different Times" reviewed by

Brooklyn-based Old Time Musketry is a band whose moniker foreshadows one aspect of the sound it's after, steeped in folk music and Americana. But the quartet's debut, Different Times, contains so much more. First and foremost, Old Time Musketry is a jazz quartet. Sure there's quite a bit of accordion and clarinet on this recording, but these guys are jazz guys. Mostly.The title track, with its rhapsodic tenor and piano melody sprawling over pattering free-ish rhythms, evokes memories ...


Sponsor: Jazz Near You | GET IT  

Support our sponsor

Support All About Jazz's Future

We need your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 and we'll hide the six Google ads that appear on every page for a full year!

Buy it!