Andrew Zender

It's been said that jazz was born in New Orleans and it grew up in Kansas City. That's where I grew up too, learning to love the sounds of the city's storied past. Now I'm on a mission to unearth what I haven't heard.

Reviews // 18 Articles

Terry Waldo and The Gutbucket Syncopators: The Ohio Theatre Concert | 1 Feb 2010 // 4:00 PM

Nineteen tracks of pure, unhinged good-time music with an infectious energy that recall the earliest days of jazz.

Tinsley Ellis: Speak No Evil | 28 Jan 2010 // 3:57 PM

Ellis continues to pound away at the blues with the force of a battering ram, but crisp, polished production cleans off the muck, grime, and grub that should have been left on this disc.

//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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