Don Williamson

Don Williamson

The Source doesn’t sound like a drummer’s album. And that’s by design. Like other younger musicians, Kendrick Scott is more interested in the totality of effect, col…
Even though Jeri Brown was born in St. Louis and refined her singing talent by performing in the United States, she settled in Montreal and continued her singing career the…
Not only is Hod O’Brien a thoughtful jazz piano player, but also is he thoughtful when he considers other people’s opinions. During two nights in July, 2004, O’Brien’s trio…
Tia Fuller already has received much well-deserved praise for this, her first Mack Avenue recording, Healing Space.... and deservedly so. The title of her first piec…
By releasing a string of CD’s on his co-owned Artistry Music label, Brian Bromberg has called overdue attention not just to his own superb musicianship, but also to the pot…
Bob Florence has been a consistently innovative and surprising arranger, even as he has worked in Hollywood’s studios, worked as musical director for the likes of Julie And…
Ever curious about indigenous musical forms that arise from the people of countries around the world, ever explorative about new means of expression through culturally allu…

Robert Glasper’s trio is back after claiming much well-deserved attention with its first release, Canvas. That album proved several things: the infinitude of possibi…

Marian McPartland’s hosting of Brad Mehldau on one of the ever-growing list of invaluable Piano Jazz programs occurred in 1996, just after he released his second alb…
Considering the ongoing upheaval in the music and entertainment industry, it’s gratifying to see long-deserving talent signed to a major label. Not that Steve Kuhn has been…