Results for "William Ash"
by Jack Bowers
Drummer Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band continues to spread sunshine and happiness on Certain Relationships, an album recorded in three sessions spanning the half-dozen years between 2005-2011. Of the fifteen selections, nine are vocals --by Pete McGuinness, Hilary Gardner, Andrea Wolper, Mary Foster Conklin or Dominique Eade. In Lillard's optimistic eyes, even the blues are gladsome ...
by Franz A. Matzner
Jason Linder has been at the center of modern jazz's evolution for nearly two decades. His distinctive and flexible piano and synthesizer sound have placed him in a bewildering array of musical contexts and whether it's accompanying Anat Cohen, collaborating with Dafnis Prieto, or challenging the very edges of contemporary jazz--edges he has helped carve--Lindner consistently ...
By William Ash
Label: Smalls Records
Track listing: 1. Bill's Groove (7:17) 2. Crystal Bird (6:32) 3. Koba (6:56) 4. The Sidewinder (6:20) 5. Moon Shine (5:52) 6. It (6:26) 7. Constellation (2:43) 8. Bewitched (7:49) 9. Parker's Rhythm (5:44) 10. All in All (7:51) 11. Celery (8:09)
by Elliott Simon
Coalescing a soulfully mellow sound with a driving dynamic approach, guitarist William Ash has rekindled Wes Montgomery's finest early '60s flame to reveal The Phoenix. With a sound born of late night jams, Ash stops time by savoring intense, warm grooves or bopping at breakneck speed. Aided by a deep juicy mix, drummer Mark Taylor and ...