San Francisco area-based reedman Michael O'Neill, noted most prominently for his work with vocalist Kenny Washington, takes his artistry on a new tangent with And Then It Rained. The set features a top-tier Bay Area quartet which digs deep into a set of O'Neill originals. Recording-wise, this is new territory for O'Neill, who, in addition to ...
Label: Bootcake Records
Released: 2002 Track listing: Black Cow, Natoma, My Shining Hour, The Glow, Wild World, Pulsar, She's Breaking Up, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Effendi, Ode To A Song, Vista, 10 Years Gone
Since the earliest days of jazz, musicians have utilized material drawn from the repertoire of popular music. Many of the “standards” that jazz musicians have used as a framework or springboard for further musical exploration form the backbone of the modern jazz performance tradition. While jazz musicians continue to create new music inspired by the Great ...
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