Monday, March 10 2008
Saxophonist Charles Lloyd enjoyed periods of critical acclaim, popular celebration, eccentric withdrawal, and general trivialization. He was easy to ignore if you came of jazz fan age after 1970, and that's a shame.
Sunday, April 30 2006
The last of the great cosmic jazzmen takes a trip way out east with this exhilarating live recording.
Tuesday, April 19 2005
Mostly one session too many, this session doesn't take itself lightly. As music, rather than an aid to meditation, it's short on original substance and long on repetition, stretching, exquisitely played padding. Inessential.