One of the distinguishing characteristics of this set is the smart, energetic, and ever-changing, relationship between bass and drums.
Why this team up? Other than that both Luciana Souza and the Yellowjackets have been nominated for multiple Grammys?
Pianist Harold López-Nussa is his own bold and expressive rhythm section.
Three jazz singers go outside of the Great American Songbook — with entrancing results.
John Beasley and his big band doesn’t tame Monk or make him uncharacteristically pretty.