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Teddy Edwards: Smooth Sailing

Read "Smooth Sailing" reviewed by Terrell Kent Holmes

There's a famous story about how Lester Young, after listening to a young saxophonist play an overlong, blustery, cliché-riddled solo, looked at him and said, “Yeah, but can you sing me a song?" Leave it to Pres to get to the heart of the matter with a sentence whose very conciseness underscores his point. Teddy Edwards’ ...