Thomas R. Erdmann

Thomas R. Erdmann

This collection of ten songs, all minimal grooves, is all organized around the bass playing of Satiesh Mathoera. Two turntablists, DJ Eniless and DJ Git Hyper, cooperate in…
The Boswell Sisters (Connie, Martha and Helvetia) were a vocal trio of true sisters whose recording career started in 1925. As a jazz group they weren’t particularly ground…
Free jazz is, without a doubt, the most difficult style of jazz to negotiate. It is, as Evan Parker has said, done best when performed by musicians who have spent a great d…
British guitarist Jon Wood’s first solo CD is a unique venture because of the combination of different types of musics he blends into his vision. Taking a little bit of wha…
There are few CDs that are as much fun to listen to, no matter what your age, as the new collection of songs put together by Verve Records under the title Jazz For Kids<…
There is a problem that always occurs when the faculty of university jazz programs and/or the faculty at summer jazz camps get together to perform. Since they are all repre…
45-year old clarinetist and New York native Don Byron is one of those jazz artists who continually creates new forward-thinking and highly critically acclaimed music yet, f…
Palo Alto, CA guitarist/singer/songwriter Ed Johnson has been teaching guitar in private and group situations and music camps in the bay area for over 25 years. He is also …
Bassist Oskar Cartaya’s first release as a leader is an all-out throw-down that deserves to send the bassist into wider popular recognition with audiences in the jazz and L…
Among percussionists the name Paul Wertico stands for excellence in technique and rhythmic conception. The long-time Pat Metheny Group drummer is one of the chief reasons M…