NU_OPEN
 

FEATURED INTERVIEWS

MORE INTERVIEWS
Don Williamson

Don Williamson

After completing his plan to record a trilogy of solo albums, John Stetch is back in piano trio format as bassist Sean Smith and drummer Rodney Green join him in realizing …
I went to "A B-3 BBQ!" at the King Arts Complex in Columbus, Ohio last night (May 27, 2006) to hear Tony Monaco with guitarist Wilbert Longmire and drummer Louis Tsamous, a…
Visions. Such an ironic title. For the music of Visions is heard, felt, sensed. Certainly not seen. That’s not to say, however, that it can’t be visu…
With each successive CD he releases, Summit Records vibist Matthias Lupri exhibits noticeable growth. Not only that, but he also becomes increasingly experimental. In that …
The acknowledgements and thank-yous that one reads in the liner notes of various CDs are, most often, overlooked -- or else they are glossed over as a curiosity, perhaps to…
Searching for overlooked material to transform by means of the infinite creative possibilities of jazz, bassist Eddie Gómez and pianist Mark Kramer decided upon Jerry Bock’…
Sherie Marshall has been working for more than twenty years in the Toronto music scene, backing up other singers, opening for visiting performers, joining in other people’s…
In a number of ways, young jazz pianist Joel Holmes’ interests and background resemble those of Cyrus Chestnut’s. Both Holmes and Chestnut grew up in a religious background…
German guitarists Stephan Bormann and Thomas Fellow prove that a total, even of one plus one, can be vastly greater than its sum. Their playing on Offroad sounds unl…
Imagine a master’s degree project so good that it became a commercially released CD soon thereafter. That’s what happened to Chuck Gottesman, Philadelphia-area trumpeter wh…