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Bill Evans (saxophone): Dragonfly

Read "Dragonfly" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

The music on saxophonist Bill Evans' Dragonfly plays like the sum total of his experiences distilled into a single disc. Evans has spent more than three decades playing with the cream of the crop, including jazz heavyweights like trumpeter Miles Davis and guitarist John McLaughlin, and smooth stars such as pianist Dave Grusin and guitarist Lee ...

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Ryan Cavanaugh & No Man's Land: Ryan Cavanaugh & No Man's Land

Read "Ryan Cavanaugh & No Man's Land" reviewed by John Kelman

Saxophonist Bill Evans may have headed the marquee, but the surprise of his Soulgrass Band's 2007 Ottawa Jazz Festival performance was 27 year-old banjoist Ryan Cavanaugh. In the wake of Béla Fleck, Cavanaugh has emerged as the inevitable next step, continuing to transition the oft-maligned banjo into a bona fide jazz instrument as flexible as its ...