Thomas R. Erdmann

Thomas R. Erdmann

Free jazz is an elusive thing. Technically, all jazz is free, to some extent - it’s just the degree to which the musicians are willing to allow the impositions of harmony o…
Grammy award winner Jason Miles is easily one of the brightest minds working as a synthesizer/computer music programmer and electronic musician on either coast. There’s a r…
Multi-keyboardist, programmer and composer Craig Taborn’s newest album is a bold, decisive, inspired and fantastic recording that makes an imperative statement about the di…
Boston based jazz and blues drummer/harmonica player Ralph Rosen has had a diverse career. Currently a core member of the Bruce Katz Band, Rosen has also worked with Bo …
The best music is always made when musicians leave their "six shooters" at home and give themselves over to expressing the music wholeheartedly. When participants come toge…
Jazz vocalist and keyboard player Daniel Austin grew up in Los Angeles and has spent time as a member of a number of popular rock and R&B bands backing up big-name singers.…
Japanese born and Osaka University of Foreign Studies (Japan) and Berklee College of Music (Boston) trained guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto is the leader of the eight-member ens…
The first thing that immediately strikes you about Seattle drummer/percussionist/composer Steve Korn’s latest recording, Points In Time, is his remarkably musical cy…
Each year the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal organizes a series of concerts to feature a single artist. A different jazz musician is chosen and he/she performs …
The genius that was Art Tatum (1909-1956) was magnificent. Not only was he perhaps the best technician to ever play the piano, influencing scores of pianists including Osca…