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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Larry Ham/Woody Witt: Presence

Read "Presence" reviewed by Geannine Reid

Larry Ham and Woody Witt's collaborative effort has brought forth the fruit of Presence, with the sophistication and melodic harmonic relationships that used to grace hard bop jazz, while still sporting just the right amount of abstract modernism from today's sound to supply a strong underpinning of the ensemble current.

Woody Witt, a Houston ...

Tom Melito on Pete Malinverni's "Invisible Cities"

Read "Tom Melito on Pete Malinverni's "Invisible Cities"" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

Throughout the ten tracks of Invisible Cities, Pete Malinverni's beautifully conceived and executed disc on the Reservoir Music imprint, Tom Melito's drumming is based on a certain amount of restraint and the capacity to meld into everything that goes on around him. Melito's unusually refined approach to the instrument is a refreshing change from the legion ...

ARTICLE: RHYTHM IN EVERY GUISE

Top Releases of 2008

Read "Top Releases of 2008" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

It's impossible to do justice to all of the fine new music issued in 2008. So I've listed the eleven discs that had the greatest impact on me. Each one includes the name of the drummer who was essential in making the music special.



Pete Malinverni Invisible Cities (Reservoir Music) Tom Melito