Edward Kane

Edward Kane

The 3 CD set Bopland is a true piece of modern jazz history, presenting for the first time all three hours of music from the July 5th, 1947 "Jazz concert-dance" at Los Ange…
A Guitar Supreme: Giant Steps in Fusion Guitar is a provocative record; what it provokes will have a lot to do with your preconceptions. The collection features seve…
Vampire Suit seemed like a good band to listen to on a rainy day two weeks shy of Halloween. Though there's nothing particularly scary about their sound, the name nonethele…
Gordon Lee's Flying Dream is more pretentious than it is good. However, since it strikes me as very pretentious, that means there is still plenty of room for it to b…
Natsuki Tamura's Ko Ko Ko Ke is the type of album that will be interpreted differently by each individual who listens to it. For me, in fact, each playing of the CD …
Power of Soul: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix is a tribute to the late guitar genius organized by his estate and designed to emphasize the funk, R&B and blues aspects of …
Come On In is the eleventh release by veteran drummer Steve Smith's Vital Information, and the third consecutive to feature the line-up of Smith, guitarist Frank Gam…
It is often said about great jazz recordings that they yield new surprises with each subsequent listening; I can't imagine how many playings of Bremen to Bridgwater …
Satoko Fujii is a tremendous talent on the piano. The last CD I heard from her was Clouds, a series of free duets recoded with Natsuki Tamura on trumpet. Both are fe…
I was just sitting down to review Watts at Scott's, Charlie Watts' excellent new 2-CD set recorded live with his tentet at Charlie Scott's Jazz Club in London, when …