Michael Kabran's work has appeared in Washington City Paper, JazzTimes, Harp, The Gazette of Politics and Business, and NPR's Next Generation Radio. As a musician, he has performed with numerous jazz, classical, and pop groups, including the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic.
Kenny Garrett: Seeds from the Underground | 13 May 2012 // 5:00 PM
Saxophonist Kenny Garrett's latest studio effort, his most cohesive release to date, is a sprawling work that serves as a nice summary of his impressive career.
Michael Formanek: The Rub and Spare Change | 8 Sep 2011 // 3:59 PM
Bassist Michael Formanek and his stellar quartet show how jazz played by Raymond Chandler and other noir greats might sound.
Muppets, Myra, and More: The Best Jazz of 2010 -- So Far. | 24 Feb 2010 // 2:30 AM
It's only February, but 2010 has already yielded a fistful of significant jazz releases.