Results for "Then and Now"
by Jack Bowers
There comes a time, usually during the fifth or sixth rendition of a franchise" movie (think Rocky" or Star Trek"), when the phrase enough is enough" inevitably springs to mind. While Then and Now, the seventh album by saxophonist Phil Norman's L.A.-based all-star Tentet, lands somewhere this side of overkill, its premise--to update and reintroduce classic ...
by Duncan Heining
The idea here is a simple one. Pick a selection of tunes--five standards, two originals--and revisit them, in the style of the Gerry Mulligan/Paul Desmond Quartet. That group was a brief affair, making just two records together--Gerry Mulligan-Paul Desmond Quartet and Two of a Mind. Cleverly, Biscoe and Neale have only picked two tunes covered by ...
Label: DHMP Records
Track listing: What Is This Thing Called Love #1; Red Top #2; You Don’t Know What Love Is #3; Duff #4; You Are My Sunshine #5; Cape Verdean Blues #6; Dindi #7; Afro Blue #8; Blue Monk #9; Tenderly #10; Comin’ Home Baby #11.
by C. Andrew Hovan
Throughout the history of jazz there have been a sizable number of minor poets who have contributed greatly to the richness of the music in all its styles and genres. Such pianistic talents as Herbie Nichols and Elmo Hope, to name just two, added much to the jazz legacy without gaining much popular appeal in the ...