Oliver Lake: Right Up On

Despite having performed with the Flux Quartet since as long ago as 2002, this is actually the first recording of compositions by saxophonist m: Oliver Lake featuring the Quartet. Lake himself is a septuagenarian of renown having been a founder member of the {{m: World Saxophone Quartet…  …

Wanderlust: Wanderlust

Wanderlust the band is led by pianist and songwriter m: Mike Adcock, based in Cheltenham in the west of England. Wanderlust the album features eight of Adcock’s compositions (alongside the Norwegian folk tune “Nokkendans”) that draw on a wide range of musical styles, with a shared sense…  …

Grachan Moncur III: Evolution

One of the more unusual records in Music Matters series of Blue Note Records reissues is m: Grachan Moncur III‘s avant-garde classic Evolution, released here on a 45 rpm double LP. The Music Matters Blue Notes are among the highest quality jazz vinyl available, with fanatical attention t… …

Jeff Rupert and Richard Drexler: Imagination

Saxophonist m: Jeff Rupert is a YAMAHA performing artist. His credits include recordings and tours with: m: Diane Schuur, m: Mel Torme, m: Kevin Mahogany, m: Ernestine Anderson, and m: Benny Carter‘s Grammy winning Harlem Renaissanc… Source: Album Reviews

Greg Skaff: Soulmation

Guitarist Greg Skaff is all about the grease, grit, and grooves on Soulmation. It’s a logical extension of his previous work–guitar-fronted organ group dates like East Harlem Skyline (Zoho Music, 2009) and 116th and Park (Zoho Music, 2012)–but it’s a tad heavier, raunchier, and funkier than anything…  …