Monday, February 2 2009
The acclaimed tenor saxophonist looks to add a little direction to his experimental searching and gets some positively "mixed" results.
Thursday, January 22 2009
"The position of not taking a side has endured." Joshua Redman talks about the hoary division between tradition and innovation, the spatial approach to doubled rhythm sections, and jazz's academic antidote.
Thursday, September 7 2006
Compass is pretty, but it is also largely unsatisfying, with Abbuehl's vocals lying buried (inexplicably) in the very spare mix.