Mark E. Gallo

Mark E. Gallo

The four discs that comprise this box set cover trio recordings from the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, duets recorded in the 1970s, ensembles from the 1970s and ‘80s, and live reco…
The hallmark of a great recording is the ability to combine extraordinary technique with an uncommon emotionality. This is a great recording. There is a strong sense of tra…
Recorded at Berklee College of Music in May 2000, this 10-song collection from bassist Raberg, trumpeter Phil Grenadier (Kenny Barron, Mulgrew Miller, Billy Hart), alto and…
Ron Miles is a trumpeter with no sense of musical boundary. The Denver musician who has worked with Bill Frisell, Don Byron and Ginger Baker, among others, is as capable of…
09.08.2003

Raw by Kiko

New Jersey born Kiko has lived in Portugal for most of his young life and has established a reputation as a fine vocalist there. On this debut recording, he covers a wide s…
Bop pianist Sonny Clark had a short but impressive career. Before he died at the age of 31 in 1963, he had recorded with the likes of John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Dinah W…
Trio is a wonderful recording from Chicago-based bassist Tatsu Aoki, reed player and oboist Robbie Lynn Hunsinger, and multi reed player and percussionist Joseph Jar…
Like a tender bird’s morning waking, the flute and cello dialogue that opens the first untitled track on this tantalizing disc, serves as the waking to the possibilities in…
This is fun. I imagine that tuba players get tired of having their music referred to as "fun." Like the harmonica, tubas tend to be taken less seriously than other more mai…
Detroiter Larry Nozero and a stellar group of locally lauded musicians offer one of the most exciting discs of the past year in this outstanding tribute to Eddie Russ. This…