Friday, December 10 2010
Scott Amendola, the heir apparent to Art Blakey, finally makes a new album after five years. His band is smaller, but his sound continues to grow.
Wednesday, December 17 2008
More than ever, the best jazz is coming from small labels, and more than ever the best draws a decent slice from the dynamics of rock and pop music without itself being a commercial venture.
Wednesday, April 9 2008
The fourth of the trumpeter's ingenious transformations of Jewish music, this gorgeous mass of guitars, horns and drums fuses Bitches Brew to the synagogue.