Possibilites: Get 'Em

The saxophone/bass/drums grouping–at one time a rarity–seems to be undergoing a renewal of sorts. Drummer m: Rudy Royston offered up a fine example of the genre with Rise Of Orion (Greenleaf Music, 2016). Saxophonist m: JD Allen dove deep into the blues on Americana (Savant… Source: Album …

Brian Adler: Radioactive Landscapes EP

As was evident on his previous EP releases from 2016, Binary and Mysteries of the Deep, percussionist m: Brian Adler enjoys working with conceptual frameworks for his compositions. On Binary, he explored the possible interactions between human-and computer-based creativity, and on Myster… Source: Album Reviews

David Weiss and Point of Departure: Wake Up Call

Trumpeter David Weiss incorporates a heavy-duty guitar assault into this exhilarating program designed with a diverse track-list, comprised of originals by jazz luminaries Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, John McLaughlin and Tony Williams among others. The trumpeter’s Point of Departure ensemble genera… Source: Album Reviews

Alex Wintz: LifeCycle

Life cycles mark and determine how we develop, where we travel, and why we arrive and thrive in different places, figuratively and literally, at any given time. That’s the point that guitarist Alex Wintz’s music makes here, as this project takes its cues from the larger natural theme …