Edward Kane

Edward Kane

This ten year old date from the trio of Dutch pianist Marc Van Roon and their special guest Dave Liebman is surprisingly contemporary sounding. The music is mostly restrain…
En route to laying their claim to the title of "World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band," the Rolling Stones paved the way by mastering the form of the blues. Singles, 1963-…
As I listen again to the Blueprint Project's self titled third CD, I am reminded that the naysayers do indeed know nothing and that the future of jazz is secure in the hand…
The Blues: Memphis, St. Louis, Sweet Home Chicago...and now, apparently, Dear Old Stockholm. Anybody still questioning the universal nature of the blues needs to give a lis…
Love is Blue is a ballad heavy collection in keeping with the recent vogue of female jazz/pop vocal hybrids. Jackie Allen, who has proven her ability to handle tradi…
A generation ago Stanley Jordan burst on the scene with a revolutionary two-handed solo guitar technique that blew away anyone who witnessed it. Once the initial awe began …
05.03.2004

3D by Jing Chi

Published in Fusion - CD Reviews
Jing Chi's 3D represents a modern look at 1970's fusion, alternately heavy and light. Several tracks featuring distorted guitars and overdriven blues licks would alm…
Albert Einstein was once asked how many observations were needed before it was safe to make a generalization about a particular phenomenon. He replied that two times were p…
Colin Stranahan is an impressive young drummer & composer. By impressive, I mean he plays his instrument with dexterity and writes engaging hard-bop derived original tunes.…
In the Pocket is an enjoyable set of mostly ballads from trombonist John Hines. Most selections are standards, though there are a handful of compositions from Hines …