Edward Kane

Edward Kane

Larry Coryell's latest disc Tricycles out June 16th is a satisfying set of fairly straight-ahead jazz. Recorded with bassist Mark Egan and drummer Paul Wertico, the …
This CD from Mark Masters & Lee Konitz is full of excellent playing and clever ideas. Konitz has recorded several legendary dates with large and big bands through the years…
Hubert Laws and Savoy Jazz are two important names in the music's history, and Moondance, Laws' new CD on the resurgent Savoy Label, reveals both as vital players in…
Bay Area guitarist Mimi Fox makes me wish I had paid more attention taking guitar lessons as a teenager. Ms. Fox is not merely a meticulous technician, she is a unique guit…
Clarinetist David Krakauer's new live CD is a testament to the continuing vitality of Klezmer music. Klezmer is an improvisational form with roots in the Jewish ghettos of …
Fly is a new group made up of young players that have each established themselves individually. Bassist Larry Grenadier is well known for his associations with pianist Brad…
Andy Bey is possibly best known for his work with Horace Silver, or perhaps simply for being under recorded. He enjoys a sterling reputation among musicians and critics, ye…
Ned Otter's latest Two & Four release Powder Keg is 2004's first great jazz album. As on his 2002 debut So Little Time, Otter is sympathetically recorded by l…
Over the last few years there has been a fair amount of jazz hailing from Quebec. Francois Bourassa's Indefinite Time CD is one of the better examples that I've hear…
Smoke Signal is a very pleasant hard bop date recorded in LA 12 years ago by six musicians associated with the World Stage, a performance gallery in the city's Leime…