by Glenn Astarita
Throughout the '90s and into the new millennium, the jazz world has witnessed quite a few spins on Miles Davis's electric funk/fusion period. The San Francisco-based outfit Bitches Brew has adopted the late trumpeter's methodologies into its overall sound and approach. A local Bay Area favorite, this nine-piece band presents more than just a few, thoroughly happening propositions.
Not content to ape or transcribe Davis's body of genre specific work, the ensemble injects its personal stamp into these rather all-encompassing ...read more