Shaun Dale

Shaun Dale

Since leaving his native New Zealand for studies at Berkelee, bassist Matt Penman, now based in New York, has busied himself becoming established as one of the go-to sideme…
Jean-Francois Groulx is one of the major young talents in the Montreal jazz scene, performing on piano, guitar and percussion, composing excellent new material for his own …
One of the finest tenor saxophonists in the jazz field today, Bennie Wallace is hardly one of the best known. Among the congnescenti, he's praised for a rich tone often com…
When the first sessions for this album were held in December of 1961, Bill Evans had recently emerged from his seclusion following the death of bassist Scott LaFaro earlier…
Back in the day, Seattle jazz fans could make the Jackson Street scene to catch, for instance, Ray Charles teaching the ropes to a young Quincy Jones. That was my father's …
Saxophonist/percussionist Hilary Noble has teamed up with Latin drummer extraordinaire Bobby Sanabria to produce Noble Savage. The result is a musical stew with a pronounce…
Jessica Williams joins the MAXJAZZ roster as the third artist in the label's piano series (following Bruce Barth and Peter Martin). Widely respected among her fellow musici…
The primary credit on this disc is Mike Jones - solo piano, but there are three other credits that deserve significant, if not equal, attention. First, there's the Kawai EX…
A popular figure in the Toronto jazz scene, Ron Davis presents his talents in a variety of settings and styles on soloduotrio and demonstrates his mastery of each of them. …
Kyle Coughlin has mixed jazz and classical performance with a career in musical academia (he holds a doctorate in clarinet performance from Baltimore's Peabody Conservatory…