Dave Wayne

Dave Wayne

Action : Reaction is the debut of an accomplished modern jazz trio led by Steve Herberman, an impressive young guitarist and composer based in the Washington DC…
To a baseball fan, the term ‘small ball’ refers to an offensive strategy that emphasizes scoring individual runs in a slow, methodical way using walks, sacrifice bunts, …
On An Indefinite Suspension of the Possible, multi-reed player and composer Michael Cooke leads a quintet with a highly unlikely instrumentation through seven o…
Jeff Antoniuk, is a young Canadian-born saxophonist whose gruff, somewhat raw tone pleasantly recalls Booker Ervin’s. He’s also a music educator with advanced degrees in…
Based in Wisconsin, Kopecky consists of three brothers who have forged a distinctive and convincing alloy of metal, instrumental progressive rock, and any number of sub-…
Karcius is a young Canadian band whose music straddles the wide chasm between two misunderstood and marginal sub-genres: progressive rock and fusion. Despite their super…
I wasn’t quite sure what to make of David Wright’s Dajinosaurus CD. The cover art consists of a goofy canine mug shot, the credits are cluttered with production…
Vocalist Miguel De Leon is an amiable throwback to the golden era of Brazilian music - the days of the Bossa Nova craze, now more than 40 years past. De Leon’s understat…
Franc O’Shea is a UK-based electric bassist and composer who has immersed himself in the diverse worlds of Flamenco, jazz and Middle Eastern/North African ethnic music. …
Every so often, an album like Hectic Watermelon’s The Great American Road Trip comes along to give me hope that jazz-rock fusion hasn’t collapsed like a poorly-…