Craig W. Hurst

Craig W. Hurst

Jazz musicians have for many years sought out accompaniments beyond that of the standard rhythm section of piano, bass and drums. Among other reasons, this search is perhap…
Who sounds a little like Ornette Coleman’s quartet from the late 50’s/early 60’s, a little like Lester Bowie, a little like Mingus, a little like Eric Dolphy, the band Sex …
Narrative, the recent release by Montreal pianist and band leader Tom Van Seters is everything one would expect from a high quality, modern, straight-ahead jazz reco…
In the parlance of some, "The Bigs" refers to making the big leagues or the big time. With his newest release on the Naxos Jazz label, Bigs, David Sills demonstrates…
Although certainly not as well known as Lionel Hampton, Milt Jackson, Cal Tjader, Gary Burton, or Stefan Harris, Eldad Tarmu is destined to make a name for himself in the j…
There are legion of musicians who seek seemingly infinite ways to express themselves artistically. Within their unique forms of musical expression there are those who expou…
Abdullah’s Ibrahim’s African Symphony as performed by the Munich Radio Symphony along with Ibrahim on piano, Marcus McLaurine on bass and George Gray on drums presen…
The San Francisco based Contemporary Jazz Orchestra debuted in January of 1995 resulting from the vision of band leader/tenor saxophonist Christopher Bonnier Pitts and nigh…
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