Jon Ross
Reviews // 13 Articles

Everybody Hurts by Leslie Simon, Trevor Kelly | 27 Sep 2007 // 5:59 PM

This book, while witty at times, suffers from a burning desire to be cool.

Chris Byars: Photos in Black, White and Gray | 22 Aug 2007 // 6:00 PM

Though the CD bears his name, saxophonist Byars allows his quartet to solo, at length, on each of the album’s eight tracks. This could be an asset, but the musicians sound like they’re wandering through each instrument, trying to grab inspiration from the air.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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