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Josh Evans

Josh Evans, born and raised in Hartford, CT, was drawn to the trumpet after hearing a Roy Eldridge and Dizzy Gillespie recording at the age of 10. Josh began studying with Raymond ‘Dr. Rackle’ Williams and within a year he began performing regularly with Dr. Rackle’s Sound Griot Brass Band. By the age of 14 Evans’ musical career began to take shape when he started to study with and be mentored by the celebrated alto saxophonist/composer, and educator Jackie McLean. Studying under McLean who shared the bandstand with Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, and Art Blakey, would be pivotal in Josh's career


Life Rearranged

Label: Kelly Green
Released: 2017



Label: Brother Mister Productions
Released: 2023
Track listing: Head Bedlam; Prime; Moonchild; Obsequiois; The Lurkers; The Good Life; Dolphy Dust; East Broadway Rubdown.

Article: Album Review

Lakecia Benjamin: Phoenix

Read "Phoenix" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

A dodici anni dal debutto funk di Retox e dopo il sentito omaggio a John e Alice Coltrane di tre anni fa (Pursuance: The Coltranes) la sassofonista newyorchese realizza il disco della prima maturità, dimostrando di saper padroneggiare le molte influenze assimilate dall'infanzia. Influenze che partono dalla musica latina che ascoltava nel quartiere di Washington Heights ...

Article: Live Review

Mantova Jazz Festival 2023

Read "Mantova Jazz Festival 2023" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Mantova Jazz Festival Mantova, vari luoghi 13.10-10.11.2023 Giunto alla 43ma edizione, il jazz festival di Mantova continua a dimostrarsi attento agli sviluppi del jazz contemporaneo con programmi autorevolmente attrattivi, che presentano il meglio del panorama internazionale senza dimenticare i talenti locali. L'idea di fondo che ha guidato ...


Article: Liner Notes

Joe Chambers: Moving Pictures Orchestra: Live at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Read "Joe Chambers: Moving Pictures Orchestra: Live at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola" reviewed by John Kelman

It's one thing to have an established `place in the jazz pantheon, another to continue redefining that position, long after others might be content to rest on their laurels. Joe Chambers' work behind the drum kit with artists including Andrew Hill, Bobby Hutcherson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Charles Mingus, and McCoy Tyner has already ensured a ...


Article: Live Review

Christian McBride’s New Jawn at The Arden Gild Hall

Read "Christian McBride’s New Jawn at The Arden Gild Hall" reviewed by Cary Tenenbaum

Christian McBride's New Jawn Arden Gild Hall Arden, DE March 30, 2023 Nestled in a residential neighborhood in the little historic town of Arden, Delaware, just outside of Wilmington, is the Arden Club and Gild Hall. The mission of the hall according to its web page is to be “dedicated to ...


Article: Album Review

Christian McBride: Prime

Read "Prime" reviewed by Cary Tenenbaum

Prime's opening track, “Head Bedlam," opens with a cacophony of horns playing in a style reminiscent of Sun Ra's Arkestra. This transforms into a quiet, cool riff with bass and drums leading the way, shifting the music into a more accessible groove before returning to the aptly titled bedlam in the track's closing seconds.


Article: Album Review

Christian McBride's New Jawn: Prime

Read "Prime" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic

"Head Bedlam," crashes from the gate with a gale force which instantly gives away the plot of Prime. Put simply, the sophomore release from maverick bassist Christian McBride's New Jawn (Philadelphia slang for something not yet named or created) is a free-form steeplechase. Crying, screeching, testifying, New Jawn trumpeter Josh Evans and saxophonist & bass clarinetist Marcus Strickland ...


Article: Album Review

Lakecia Benjamin: Phoenix

Read "Phoenix" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

The previous album by saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin, Pursuance: The Coltranes, (Ropeadope, 2020) was a multifaceted tribute to the music of both John Coltrane and Alice Coltrane. Her new album takes on societal and human issues with similar diversity but in a more compact and organized manner. It moves from a socially aware mix of soul, R'n'B, ...


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