The important thing was the collective triumph of the band’s music, in a beautiful venue, with an audience that was alive to their every move.
Album Reviews: Echoes of Prog — Brad Mehldau and Circe Link & Christian Nesmith
Recently, some artists have come out of the closet and put their prog hearts on their sleeves with new recordings that celebrate the heyday of progressive rock.
Jazz CD Review: “Long Ago and Far Away” — Together Again
This set is surely one of the finds of the year.
Jazz Review: Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau At The Berklee Performance Center
The wizards of mandolin and jazz piano were in perfect sync, blending styles and breaking barriers.
Jazz Concert Review: An Evening with Kirill Gerstein at Berklee or, The Jazz Piano Concerto, Part 2.5
Like other great artists –- Martha Argerich and Steve Lacy come to mind right away — pianist Kirill Gerstein approaches every note with a sense of how important that note is in relation to every one that has come before and every one that is to come after.
Coming Attractions in Jazz: February 2010
There may not be any Lester Young tributes scheduled for Presidents’ Day, but the entire month of February is nothing less than a valentine to jazz piano. By J. R. Carroll Pianist Jason Moran hasn’t yet encountered a piece of music (or even raw sound) that he couldn’t transform into a jaw-dropping improvisation. Johannes Brahms, […]