Mark Keresman

Mark Keresman

Saxophonist/composer Jason Rigby is a relative rarity amongst youthful jazz players (sometimes referred to as "Young Lions" or in the words of the late Steve Lacy, "rebo…
While she's got a ways to go before Legendhood, pianist Ms. Helen Sung (Houston by birth, NYC-area based) is up on the scoreboard (if a scoreboard there be) as a mature …
Terry Day is one of those "marginal figures" in the world of modern music, one of those intrepid souls who make music with little or no regard to fame, …
Groups and bands are one thing, but Mushroom is more of a concept --like the Golden Palominos and Material, there’s a consistent core of a few musicians but an …
Once upon a time, music was not only listened to for pleasure, but to find out (in the words of Saint Marvin) "what’s goin’ on." Whether you think about minstrels in med…
Though Ms. Lila Downs was born Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, Mexico and grew up there and in Minneapolis, Minnesota, she has fully embraced the music of her Mexican heritage. Howeve…
When was the last time you picked up an album titled Let’s Groove and you really did (groove, that is)? When was the last time you liked an album by a fellow wh…
The man is gone, his music lives on. We Music Fans hear that a lot, and sometimes it’s the guys what hold the copyrights that’re splish splash raking in the cash. Not in…
This French/Ivory Coast-er drummer Manu Katché fellow has quite the resume - Euro-jazz saxophonist Jan Garberek, cosmopolitan prog-rockers Sting and Pet…
Larry Goldings is an organist/pianist/composer who’s made his bones with Matt Wilson, John Scofield, and others, but here he bathes in the spotlight him…