Thursday, September 22 2005
Another sumptuous box set from the Columbia Miles Davis archives features the Live Evil Cellar Door band -- turning the corner from jazz to stellar jam-funk of the highest order.
Wednesday, March 9 2005
What, you thought this album was going to suck after 46 years? And with the bonuses on the DVD, it's even better.
Wednesday, February 23 2005
Not so revolutionary as it presumed to be in 1971, the recording presents a more conservative Miles Davis paired with John McLaughlin's blues-influenced guitar, jamming on rhythms that are mainstream now.
Tuesday, December 21 2004
Love them or hate them, the events documented in Miles Electric cast giant waves upon the jazz world that would be weathered for decades to come.
Tuesday, April 20 2004
Back Together Again finally documents an amazing working relationship between two friends and musicians.
Tuesday, February 10 2004
Fred Anderson has a lovely sound on tenor saxophone, bigger than Sonny Rollins and more on the lines of the sort of thing Charlie Rouse and Anderson’s fellow-Chicagoan Gene Ammons.
Thursday, December 11 2003
Martino’s new release Think Tank is likely to raise more than a few eyebrows, as it marks a return to the modal-flavored hard bop upon which his reputation is largely based.