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"What Could Be"- The New Release for the N. Glenn Davis Trio Featuring Mark Soskin and Peter Dominguez

"What Could Be"- The New Release for the N. Glenn Davis Trio Featuring Mark Soskin and Peter Dominguez

Drummer and composer N. Glenn Davis leads this swinging trio of talented veteran jazz musicians for his third release as a leader. This recording continues the classic tradition of the piano trio performing creative music that will appeal to listeners on many levels. Featured here are three new original compositions by N. Glenn Davis and three compositions by stellar NYC ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Speak Jazz Presents the Dave Sterner Quintet, "Sidetracked"

Speak Jazz Presents the Dave Sterner Quintet, "Sidetracked"

Introducing The Dave Sterner Quintets Speak Jazz Debut CD Sidetrack, featuring ten original compositions that showcase talented writing and stellar playing. The collection includes a variety of styles, from straight ahead jazz to funky groove tunes. Sidetracked lets you hear a fabulous improviser, band leader and composer, surrounded by imaginative veterans, in a setting they all ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

N. Glenn Davis: Come Right In

Read "Come Right In" reviewed by John Patten

The N. Glenn Davis Quartet resurrects the sound of classic bebop on Come Right In, presenting a set of 10 tunes arranged by Davis, three enhanced by saxophone giant Phil Woods.



Woods plays magnificently on two Davis originals--the opening “A Different Day" and “Just a Tadd," as well as “If You Could ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: August 24, 2009

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 1 Jackie Ryan Doozy (Open Art) 248 266 -18 0 61 1 5 2 3 4 Bobby Broom Bobby Broom Plays For Monk (Origin) 209 194 +15 0 51 2 11 3 3 3 Christian McBride & Inside Straight Kind Of Brown (Mack Avenue) 183 194 -11 0 54 1 11 4 5 8 Jon Mayer Nightscape (Reservoir) 182 174 +8 2 57 4 5 5 7 2 Joe Locke & David Hazeltine Mutual Admiration Society 2 (Sharp Nine) 173 162 +11 0 45 1 10 6 11 13 Cory Weeds Everything’s Coming Up Weeds (Cellar Live) 168 138 +30 1 38 6 9 7 8 6 The Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band I’m BeBoppin’ Too (Half Note Records) 164 157 +7 0 57 5 11 8 12 10 Alvin Queen Mighty Long Way ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: August 17, 2009

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 1 Jackie Ryan Doozy (Open Art) 266 261 +5 2 61 1 4 2 47 — Bill Frisell Disfarmer (Nonesuch) 223 57 +166 11 46 2 2 3 3 2 Christian McBride & Inside Straight Kind Of Brown (Mack Avenue) 194 201 -7 1 54 1 10 3 4 7 Bobby Broom Bobby Broom Plays For Monk (Origin) 194 172 +22 0 48 3 10 5 8 5 Jon Mayer Nightscape (Reservoir) 174 156 +18 6 52 5 4 6 5 4 Kurt Elling Dedicated To You (Concord) 173 163 +10 1 49 1 9 7 2 3 Joe Locke & David Hazeltine Mutual Admiration Society 2 (Sharp Nine) 162 206 -44 0 48 1 9 8 6 8 The Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band I’m BeBoppin’ Too (Half Note Records) 157 162 -5 1 57 5 10 8 12 12 Gerald Clayton Two-Shade (Artist ...

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: August 10, 2009

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 1 4 Jackie Ryan Doozy (Open Art) 261 290 -29 12 63 1 3 2 3 1 Joe Locke & David Hazeltine Mutual Admiration Society 2 (Sharp Nine) 206 195 +11 1 53 1 8 3 2 5 Christian McBride & Inside Straight Kind Of Brown (Mack Avenue) 201 268 -67 0 54 1 9 4 7 7 Bobby Broom Bobby Broom Plays For Monk (Origin) 172 167 +5 1 50 4 9 5 4 3 Kurt Elling Dedicated To You (Concord) 163 193 -30 3 45 1 8 6 8 6 The Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band I’m BeBoppin’ Too (Half Note Records) 162 163 -1 4 57 5 9 7 6 8 David ‘Fathead’ Newman The Blessing (HighNote) 157 170 -13 0 36 2 9 8 5 10 Jon Mayer Nightscape (Reservoir) 156 182 -26 4 42 5 3 9 9 9 Gary Burton, ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

N. Glenn Davis Quartet: A Different View

Read "A Different View" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Some drummers have a tendency, whether deliberate or involuntary, when leading an ensemble to turn the spotlight on themselves. Not Glenn Davis, who lets his splendid compositional skills and purposeful timekeeping speak for themselves on A Different View, on which he leads a crew of fellow Clevelanders in an enticing session of buoyant post-bop Jazz.

Pianist ...