Lyn Horton

Lyn Horton

I have often wondered how a contemporary musical style of the 21st century would sound. OPTOMETRY exemplifies how that might be. This newly released CD on Thirsty Ear has b…
AND THE CULTURE ABOUNDSA history lesson is being taught in four Episodes in the recently released LET PAUL ROBESON SING on CIMP. Joe McPhee’s Bluette assumes a respo…
SHADOW & LIGHT is a recording that was made coincidentally on September 11, 2001. That coincidence has therefore rendered the recording significant. It is impossible to kno…
Polyrhythmic Paradise - Maintaining the philosophy that accompanied PIERCING THE VEIL, volume 1, William Parker & Hamid Drake have painted the landscape of the world of mus…
The first of a two volume (2-CD) set released by IKEF recordings is a conversation, which, according to Eugene Redmond, executor of the estate of Henry Dumas, was probably …
It was almost exactly a year ago that I reviewed the concert of the Jus Grew Orchestra at UMass Amherst. That concert was recorded and SPIRIT HOUSE is the name of the CD, j…
With a driving guitar solo begins a startling collaboration between Wadada Leo Smith and Thomas Mapfumo. Leading their own instrumental groups, N'Da Kulture and The Blacks …
This is the third recording made by Trio X. And the third time is quite a charm. I cannot tell that it is taken from live sessions except for one brief applause splash in t…
With a driving guitar solo begins a startling collaboration between Wadada Leo Smith and Thomas Mapfumo. Leading their own instrumental groups, N'Da Kulture and The Blacks …
Out of France comes a recording by Eric Schultz and his full-bodied quintet that is pleasing, solid, educated. The Space and Time Ensemble has configured a traditionally or…