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Gene Perla: Bill's Waltz

Read "Gene Perla: Bill's Waltz" reviewed by Alexander M. Stern

Gene PerlaBill's WaltzPM Records2008

Bill's Waltz, bassist Gene Perla's well-executed tribute to his former boss, drummer Elvin Jones, is one of those albums that could only exist in this modern world of digital recording techniques and studio trickery--and therein lies the rub. Many jazz listeners are conservative in their conception of what recorded jazz is and how it should be made. To these listeners, jazz should be recorded live in the studio ...


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