Pianist Jacky Terrasson has moved from Blue Note to Concord for Push, an eclectic collection.
When I first heard one of Steve’s earlier albums, it seemed similar to a lot of minimalist (i.e., mumbling) folk-blues.
At first blush, I Will Be seems like a day lily of an album: blooming, colorful, brief and prone to wilting.
Is heady, dirty punk over already? In less time than it takes to make Hamburger Helper, Unnatural Helpers cobble together 15 songs in a half hour.
Acclaimed jazz saxophonists Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano and Lew Tabackin share the same instrument, and they all appear on pianist Jimmy Amadie’s latest release.
Toronto’s Fjord Rowboat takes its shoegaze seriously.
Crafting a sophomore full-length, from genesis to final note, is a dicey proposition.
Shel Silverstein started his road to fame with Playboy magazine, and his career ended with just play.
Seattle-based Minus the Bear have spent most of this century making a name for themselves as a band known more for potential than anything.
Alanna Fugate has a wonderfully soulful voice that only seems to hint at the agony hidden beneath her sometimes angry, sometimes sad, but always pain-drenched lyrics.