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Jamie Oehlers' Double Drummer Group: You R Here

Read "You R Here" reviewed by Bev Stapleton

After years of neglect, it would seem as if the electric jazz of the 1970s is finally coming back into favour. With direct explorations of the Miles Davis legacy by Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith and Finland's UMO Jazz Orchestra, plus the creation of new music in this style by Wallace Roney, Dave Douglas and Uri Caine, the rejection of electricity by the neo-conservatives of the '80s has finally been pushed aside, opening up once-forbidden areas for fresh exploration. ...


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