Dave Wayne

Dave Wayne

The biggest treat for a music reviewer is to receive a really good CD by a musician or group that you are not at all familiar with. Fabien Degryse’s CD titled, prosaical…
Homing - A Feeling in Nine Parts is the latest collection of highly appealing, completely instrumental compositions of indeterminate genre from J. A. Granelli a…
Rosetta, the title of bassist Stephan Crump’s third self-produced CD as a leader, conjures up a bunch of disparate images; the Rosetta Stone, the title of Jean…
Brian Allen may well be the best American modern jazz trombonist that you’ve never heard of. Allen’s lack of exposure probably has more to do with his choice to live and…
I must confess that I was not particularly enamored of Stephen Foster’s music prior to hearing Early American - and it took me several listens to be thoroughly …
Clarinetist and composer Andy Biskin along with fellow virtuoso Dave Ballou (trumpet) and Drew Gress (bass) comprise Trio Tragico. Repeated listening of their d…
Drummer Andrew Scott Potter has had a really interesting and varied musical career. During the 70s and 80s, he was based in Chicago, where he played in a dizzying array …
The jazz scene in Hungary - from what I can tell - consists of two basic elements: conservatory-trained professionals who can whip out jaw dropping solos on any number o…
I love bands like Kampec Dolores - their music refuses to fit into any of those pre-conceived pigeonholes required by the music marketing machine. One could call them a …
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