Chris Friday

Chris Friday

For a number of years now the Jazz Mandolin Project has courageously been setting itself apart from what people expect from the mandolin. Atypical of accepted traditional approaches to the instrument and atypical of what aficionados call jazz, this project continues to break ground in its most significant recording yet (release date: March 25). "Jungle Tango" is somehow able to speak to skateboarders and artists in search of sophistication at the same time. Put out on the group’s own label, Lena …