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by Riel Lazarus
The mood at Judi Silvano's recent Birdland engagement was decidedly bittersweet. She was there to promote a new duo CD with Mal Waldron entitled Riding A Zephyr, but the legendary pianist's unexpected passing last December transformed the proceedings from what had originally been intended as a celebration of their work together into a moving tribute to ...
by Jerry D'Souza
During his lifetime Mal Waldron teamed with some great jazz musicians, including Billie Holiday. He was never afraid of taking chances with his music, often flying in the face of convention. He chose to express himself in modes that gave unusual shape and texture to his compositions. Those traits are in evidence here. In one of ...
by Dan McClenaghan
She's been flirting with us, Judi Silvano has, these past few years. Her wordless vocalese on the Joe Lovano/Gunther Schuller masterpiece, Rush Hour ; and again on Joe Lovano's fine Celebrating Sinatra CD from '96; and more recently on James Emery's gorgeous and overlooked Fourth World. Great sounds, but sideperson roles; not enough of Judi Silvano.