Content by tag "Broadway"

Meet Abby London Crawford

Read "Meet Abby London Crawford" reviewed by Tessa Souter and Andrea Wolper

Abby London Crawford is just the sort of Super Fan this column was created for. A jazz hero, she can be seen all over New York city at live music events, radiating love and positivity. But being a listener alone has never been enough for Abby, who's found numerous ways to nurture and support the music ...

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Broadway: Music from West Side Story

Read "Music from West Side Story" reviewed by Jack Bowers

A pleasant enough hour of songs gleaned from Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical of 1957 and gracefully performed by Broadway, a well-ordered quartet whose melodic aspects rest largely in the capable hands of flautist Ali Ryerson.

While I’d have preferred to hear the occasional fanfare for brass and winds, or romantic interlude for full string section, ...

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Richard "Groove" Holmes: Broadway

Read "Broadway" reviewed by Jim Santella

Orginally released by Muse in 1980, this reissue features organist Groove Holmes, saxophonist Houston Person, guitarist Gerald Smith, percussionist Ralph Dorsey, and drummer Bobby Ward. No bassist is required because the leader provides stellar bass lines himself from the organ.

The title track, “Broadway," starts off this album with a blazing tempo and a natural flair ...