Dave Wayne

Dave Wayne

Mostly Other People Do The Killing - one of the more creative group monikers I've encountered in many years - is an extremely energetic quartet of young virtuoso musicia…
Noah Preminger is a young jazz tenor saxophonist whom, if his debut recording Dry Bridge Road is any indication, you would do well to give a good hard listen to. L…
Co-led by the young, up-and-coming New York City-based pianist (Bennett Paster) and bassist (Gregory Ryan), Grupo Yanqui's stock-in-trade is accomplished - but not overly-p…
Aside from his work with Andy Milne, Prince is also known for his work with saxophonist Carlos Ward's group, the Broadway show 'Dreamgirls', and the great neo-soul-jazz gro…
A new John McLaughlin recording is, for me, a highly anticipated event. Floating Point even more so, as it is perhaps the first time that the guitar legend has mer…
I am rather circumspect when it comes to tribute recordings as they rarely seem to measure up to the real thing. However, my caution flies out the window where Bob Belden's…
Like the piano trio and the five piece trumpet, saxophone, and rhythm configuration (think Miles Davis' classic 60s quintet), there is a bit of tradition behind the vibe…
On their eponymous debut disc, the Italian duo Bespoken artfully straddles the worlds of ambient music and free improvisation. Though I am not familiar with either of the m…
Keyboardist, guitarist, and vocalist Frank Unzueta leads his band One World through a set of a dozen or so original tunes on "Share My Love". Not content to remain in on…
For my money, the re-emergence of klezmer during the late 1990s has been one of the most rewarding musical developments of the past quarter century. Musicians from all part…