This is an intelligent, inventively performed, be-boppish tribute to a composer I now know better than ever.
The music and performances on this delightful trio album are blithe and profound, a combination that should charm many listeners.
Country for Old Men is surely going to stand as one of the best, as well as among the most unusual, recordings of the year.
But on to the bliss of the first half, and I don’t use the word “bliss” lightly. In every respect, John Scofield, Steve Swallow, and Bill Stewart are one of the most cohesive units in jazz, and their hour together was superb. By Steve Elman. John Scofield was the headliner last night, but it seems […]