Dave Wayne

Dave Wayne

In a recent interview in Cadence magazine, pianist and composer Satoko Fujii briefly discusses her four ongoing big bands - New York, Tokyo, Nagoya, and Kobe. Unlike the ot…
Alto saxophonist and Illinois native Aaron Irwin displays quite a bit of range and versatility on Blood And Thunder, his second recording as a leader. Blood An…
I actually put off listening to this CD for a bit because I assumed it would be another collection of Stevie Wonder's trademark tunes. You know the ones - 'My Cherie Amour,…
According to a recent interview, pianist and composer Satoko Fujii feels as if her music doesn't fit in anywhere - too odd for the jazz crowd, and too jazzy for the rock cr…
Finnish pianist Frank Carlberg ties a lot of different aspects of his career together on his stunning new quintet recording, The American Dream. No stranger to cr…
Philadelphia-born and raised pianist and composer Sumi Tonooka ended a decade-long hiatus from recording with the release of her 5th recording as a leader, Long Ago Toda…
Adam Rudolph is a musical visionary. He is one of those rare artists who has truly mastered traditional ethnic musics from a wide variety of different cultures. His virtuos…
The very definition of a tough Texas tenor, the late Dewey Redman served long and fruitful tenures as a sideman in Ornette Coleman's and Keith Jarrett's bands while maintai…
The Same Thing is guitarist / composer / arranger Darrell Katz' fourth album for the august upstate New York-based indie jazz label Cadence Jazz Records (or its C…
Phoenix native and NEC grad Glenn White's impressive second recording, Sacred Machines, is a fine example of where mainstream jazz seems to be headed in the early …