Content by tag "Uberjam"

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Garana Jazz Festival 2017

Read "Garana Jazz Festival 2017" reviewed by Nenad Georgievski

Garana Jazz Festival
Garana, Romania
July 6-9, 2017

Running from the 6-9th of July, the 21st edition of the Garana Jazz Festival saw the jazz world descend on its location near the Garana village, high in the Semenic Mountains of Romania. Obviously, the artistic credibility and the creative energy were ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

The John Scofield Band: Uberjam

Read "Uberjam" reviewed by Steve Robinson

The opening seconds of “Acidhead, the first track of guitarist John Scofield's latest recording, Uberjam, are enough to alert the jazz purist that the road ahead might be bumpy. The tune opens with what sounds like a sitar""but with all the electronics on this recording, it could be a sample, a keyboard, or Scofield's guitar""soon giving ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

John Scofield Band: Uberjam

Read "Uberjam" reviewed by David Adler

Depending on your point of view, John Scofield is either hopelessly unfocused or boldly unpredictable. In 1999 he released Bump, a provocative yet ultimately perfunctory, jam-band-meets-electronica statement. Last year he did a 180 with Works For Me, a straight-ahead quintet offering featuring the likes of Brad Mehldau and Kenny Garrett. Now he returns with Uberjam, a ...