The best new jazz and creative music this summer features masters Charles Lloyd and Al Foster, experimentalist Tyshawn Sorey, and young cats DOMi and JD Beck.
A quartet of frequent collaborators creates a most ideal format for Jenny Scheinman's eclectic violin and Allison Miller's propulsive drums on Parlour Game.
This powerful, versatile band makes music across boundaries but with the improvisational daring of jazz. Allison Miller can't help but make music you can't define easily.
That these compositions, various as they are, provide the fuel for a band like this says enough about Allison Miller and Carmen Staaf. They have what it takes.