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Don Williamson

Don Williamson

One of the most underrated, and unfortunately one of the most under-recorded pianist/leaders on today’s jazz scene, Mulgrew Miller nonetheless seems to show up on recording…
For his latest CD celebrating the American songbook, Michael Feinstein spared no expense. Or at least his producers didn’t. For he traveled to Tel Aviv to record the 12 son…
The year 2003 marks the 25th year of Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz, after her "temporary" replacement for Alec Wilder became one of the most informative, and most d…
Following up on his first Justin Time release, Against All Odds, bassist Curtis Lundy has crafted a shimmering and buoyant CD, Purpose, that succeeds not only…
Even though Terri Lyne Carrington hasn’t aggressively promoted herself to lay claim to her status as one of today’s leading jazz drummers, well, she is. Just consider th…
David Murray has recorded so many albums and moved into so many different directions throughout his 25-year career that it’s hard to predict where he will go next. But on h…
The timing of My America’s release is apt, coming as it does just two weeks before the commemoration of the most horrific attack on innocents on American soil. The f…
After years and years.... and years.... of paying his dues and receiving too little recognition, Gene Ludwig has been on a roll of late, as he has released a new CD every o…
One valid observation about bassists is that they have a physical connection with their instruments. Not separated by, say, keys or mallets--that is, not separated from the…
As the number of jazz organists unfortunately dwindles, we are fortunate indeed to have Joey DeFrancesco maintaining interest in the B-3, an instrument that steadfastly res…