This is state-of-the-art modern jazz with an up-and-coming lead soloist, well-chosen guests, and a dream rhythm section.
Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
One of the strengths of Laszlo Gardony’s playing is his confident insistence on what he is doing, his impressive self-assurance.
Why this team up? Other than that both Luciana Souza and the Yellowjackets have been nominated for multiple Grammys?
With this album, Luciana Souza has created her own indelible “book” of songs that ache and celebrate, muse and regret, dream and mourn.
These three area pianists offer up a mini-festival of satisfying keyboard music.