Glenn Astarita

Glenn Astarita

St. Louis., Missouri reared alto saxophonist Luther Thomas spent several years in Denmark yet can be heard on three CDs for this upstate New York area, impov based label. A…
This Frankfurt, Germany based, progressive-jazz/avante-garde record label is celebrating its fifth year in business. Simply stated, Between The Lines has emerged as …
Pianist/composer Matthew Shipp’s legacy moves into yet another direction with this quasi, classical-atmospheric-jazz-improv outing featuring longtime associate, bass hero W…
This production is an appropriately coordinated extravaganza featuring three top-flight European improvisers. As the influential British, avant-garde guitarist and EFX wiza…
Leo Records (Leo Feigin) has released a substantial catalogue of LPs and CDs documenting the pre-and post Soviet Union modern jazz/improvisational era. The latest culminati…
British sax great, Elton Dean is widely recognized for his work with "Soft Machine, and the various incarnations and of this wonderful band, that remains an operational ent…
Here we have three prominent improvisers, imparting adventurous liberties with the modern jazz vernacular. Brimming with disparate musings, and atonally drenched dialogues,…
With this effort, guitarist Mike Johnson leads his ensemble through a potpourri of unearthly soundscapes coupled with an abstract aesthetic amid offbeat time signatures and…
This band will likely inject a bit of good-natured pandemonium into your mind’s eye. At times, they fuse an element of silliness with Zappa-like twists and turns, and pert …
New York City resident, bassist Michael Pope sheds within jazz, rock, and r&b circles, per the vibist and guest artist, Joe Locke’s liner notes. With this outing, the bassi…