Fred Gerantab

Fred Gerantab

Mike Stern has amassed an almost cult-like following during the course of his 2-decade plus career, and his latest release for Atlantic Jazz, Voices, shows th…
Combining classic jazz guitar sounds with intricate arrangements and a variety of moods, Modern Guitar Quintet brings to life the sounds of the classic jazz guitar recordin…
Although the theory is that you can't pay enough tribute to a master of Ellington's legend, we've all been beaten down with as many "bad" Ellington covers and tribute sets …
Yes, folks.... ANOTHER guitar player - but have no fear, Ethan Mann is ok here. The title of the record sets the stage for a Manhattan-feel set, and Mann doesn't disappoint…
Marc Cary continues to build a name for himself as an innovator, keyboardist, composer and has pulled himself quickly out of sideman status with notables such as Abbey Linc…
Nothing's better than a surprise - and when I first opened this CD I was unfamiliar with its Aussie-based leader/trumpeter James Morrision and his collaborators. Needless t…
Rachel Z's name, although not quite yet household, is one that should ring a bell for contemporary jazz/fusion listeners over the last few years; She has been a preferred k…
The term "contemporary jazz" has been mistreated in recent years, due mainly to the lack of new quality artists delivering the goods, and partially due to the industry care…
Since 1998, the contrast between Pat Metheny's releases has been dramatic, and has re-introduced Metheny's seemingly endless palette of sounds and settings to both his exis…
Hot on the heels of a global tour, Verve has put forth 2 CDs representing the wide scope of John McLaughlin's music, from his groundbreaking explorations with Shakti, to hi…
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