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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

The Andrew Scott Quartet: The Brightest Minute

Read "The Brightest Minute" reviewed by Jack Bowers

To say that guitarist Andrew Scott's new CD, The Brightest Minute, leans backward as much as it does forward isn't a slam, it's a compliment. It's always a pleasure to hear a musician who salutes the prowess of his predecessors--in this case, masters like Billy Bauer, Johnny Smith, Tal Farlow, Barney Kessel, Jim Hall and others--and ...

ARTICLE: BAILEY'S BUNDLES

Five on Cellar Live

Read "Five on Cellar Live" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Corey Weeds' Cellar Live label is dedicated to the most organic of jazz: small ensemble acoustic performance. In 2000, Weeds had opened his Cellar Jazz Club, originally located at 3611 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC. A year later followed the inauguration of the Cellar Live imprint. In spite of the club's closing in 2014, the label remains ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Divergence Jazz Orchestra: Fake It Until You Make It

Read "Fake It Until You Make It" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Fake It Until You Make It is the second recording by Australia's young and ebullient Divergence Jazz Orchestra, ably co-supervised by composer / arranger Jenna Cave and trombonist Paul Weber (our apology to Weber for not having named him as such in a review of the orchestra's debut album, The Opening Statement). The DJO was formed ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Dan Block: Solid Sideman

Read "Dan Block: Solid Sideman" reviewed by Ken Dryden



The Andrew Scott Quartet Meets Jon-Erik Kellso & Dan Block
Nostalgia
Sackville
2009

Marty Grosz
Hot Winds, The Classic Sessions
Arbors
2009

Dan Block has worked in a variety of musical settings during his long career and has been a ...