Trumpeter Jason Palmer’s mastery is of the unimposing kind, which this piano-less quartet seamlessly reflects.
Rosa Parks: Pure Love is a serious, substantial, and long work, alternately harsh and calming, one that I am sure should be seen as well as heard.
Trumpeter Jason Palmer is a master of rhythmic displacement.
Quite properly, Miles Evans evokes rather than mimics his dad’s arrangements on this excellent disc.
This set is surely one of the finds of the year.
One of the distinguishing characteristics of this set is the smart, energetic, and ever-changing, relationship between bass and drums.
Daniel Carter’s disc revolves, splendidly, around a process of self-discovery.
Don Byron’s repertoire doesn’t just focus on the bebop era — nor is it self-consciously hip.
The latest big band album from Mark Masters beautifully displays his eclectic tastes and deep knowledge of jazz history.
Tyshawn Sorey flies far from his innovative masters. I hardly expected that the result would be so mesmerizing and alive.