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Sco in Baton Rouge, Okazaki vs. Monk, Sax-less Trane covers & more

Read "Sco in Baton Rouge, Okazaki vs. Monk, Sax-less Trane covers & more" reviewed by Marc Cohn

This week we fired up the locals for the super John Scofield Baton Rouge concert on October 4th; did a Miles Okazaki/Thelonious Monk compare & contrasts with two of Monk's most challenging compositions; played sax-less Trane covers from guitarist Simone Manunza & Jessica Williams solo at the 88s; and spun some 21st century jazz that caught ...

Robin Eubanks and Mental Images: Get 2 It

Read "Get 2 It" reviewed by Jim Santella

Robin Eubanks' electronic trombone is something else. Horn players have been trying for decades to create a vocal-like sound on their instruments. The plunger mute helped brass players when jazz was young. The electronic saxophone and EWI have allowed reed players to play harmony and create inspiring effects; yet, neither instrument has allowed sufficiently for vocal ...

Robin Eubanks and Mental Images: Get 2 It

Read "Get 2 It" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan

Like many creative endeavors, there seems to be cyclical nature to the trends and fashions that influence artist's musical undertakings. The impact of acid rock and funk could be heard in the jazz of artists such as Miles Davis and John McLaughlin when they “plugged in" during the late '60s and early '70s. We would then ...

Robin Eubanks and Mental Images: Get 2 It

Read "Get 2 It" reviewed by Jim Santella

Robin Eubanks' electronic trombone is something else. Horn players have been trying for decades to create a vocal-like sound on their instruments. The plunger mute helped brass players when jazz was young. The electronic saxophone and EWI have allowed reed players to play harmony and create inspiring effects; yet, neither instrument has allowed sufficiently for vocal ...