by Brad Glanden
When most of the members of a jazz lineup are credited with effects" along with their respective instruments, there may be reason to suspect that a dependence on electronics may be masking a deficiency of technical skill. Such is not the case with the Jeff Gauthier Goatette. To the contrary, the group's expert balance between the cerebral and the accessible is most evident when the musicians leave the effects pedals alone.
Though Gauthier is based in Los Angeles, the violinist's ...read more