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Carlos Garnett

Read "Carlos Garnett" reviewed by Russ Musto

"Down & Up Again," an original outing on “Giant Steps" changes from Carlos Garnett's Under Nubian Skies, is as apt a description of the fiery saxophonist's life as it is a testament to the new found heights of his artistry following a two-decade absence, during which he suffered in the depths of depression and drug addiction. These days he is making music at his highest level ever, with every note speaking to the spiritual awakening that revitalized him.Born ...

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Carlos Garnett: Under Nubian Skies

Read "Under Nubian Skies" reviewed by Bob Margolis

“Under Nubian Skies" is a swinging, well played record that shows Carlos Garnett dipping heavily into his Coltrane bag and Panamanian roots. Garnett, a legendary tenor man who is returning to performing after a self imposed exile has done stints with Freddie Hubbard, Art Blakey, Woody Shaw, Charles Mingus, Pharoah Saunders, and perhaps most notably as part of Miles's groundbreaking groups of the early 1970's.

Sometimes a breath of fresh air replenishes the desire and the ability to keep doing ...


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