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Avery Sharpe and John Blake Duo: Epic Ebony Journey

Read "Epic Ebony Journey" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

The Jazz Violin Recast.

There is a powerful earthy ambience to bass/violin duet environment of Epic Ebony Journey. Bassist Avery Sharpe provides thick, pulsing chords beneath the humid flight of John Blake's violin. This landscape is best detected in the disc's closer, the Isham Jones standard, “There is No Greater Love". Here Sharpe lays out the ...