Monday, January 9 2012
It may seem odd to call a drummer “quiet”, but Paul Motian was Mr. Subtle. From the start of his career until the last months of his life, he was shaking things up. Quietly. Brilliantly.
Thursday, January 19 2012
Nineteen choice tracks from a live week at New York’s Blue Note -- a loose tribute to pianist Bill Evans
Sunday, August 22 2010
The great drummer, in a trio with Jason Moran on piano and Chris Potter on saxophone: heaven.
Sunday, January 21 2007
God-like genius or self-indulgent noodling? It can be such a fine line these days.
Saturday, December 31 1994
A superb, essential recording, and a perfect album to help bridge the gap between Kind of Blue and right now.