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One Track Mind: Tobias Gebb and Unit 7 – "Tomorrow Never Knows" (2009)

One Track Mind: Tobias Gebb and Unit 7 – "Tomorrow Never Knows" (2009)

by Nick DeRiso You hear Beatles songs remade by jazz musicians with notable frequency, some more successful (Jaco Pastorius‘ glorious reading of the oft-covered “Blackbird” from “Word of Mouth”; a just-right “All My Loving” on “Basie’s Beatles Bag”; Ramsey Lewis‘ underrated “Hard Day’s Night” from “Finest Hour”) than others (almost all of the rest of that un-Fab 1966 Count BasieRead More

Three Reliable Vets from HighNote Records: Joey DeFrancesco, Houston Person and Cedar Walton (2009)

Three Reliable Vets from HighNote Records: Joey DeFrancesco, Houston Person and Cedar Walton (2009)

by S. Victor Aaron This installment of Quickies takes a glance at three new offerings from HighNote Records. HighNote Reocrds, in case you didn’t know, has been around since 1996, a creation of former Muse Records founder and Prestige Records exec Joe Fields. As a longtime veteran of the whole jazz record biz, Fields had been able to stock hisRead More

Quickies: Jake Hertzog, Rudder, Gene Ess, Jeff Albert Quartet

Quickies: Jake Hertzog, Rudder, Gene Ess, Jeff Albert Quartet

This installment of Quickies is aimed at introducing to you, Dear Reader, some amazing jazz musicians who may not have shown up on your radar screen yet: Jake Hertzog Chromatosphere Here’s a guitarist who is a 2007 graduate of Berklee, won the Montreaux Jazz Guitar Competition the prior year, came back to the festival the following year and performed withRead More

Charlie Haden – Rambling Boy (2008)

Charlie Haden – Rambling Boy (2008)

by Nick DeRiso We know Charlie Haden as the bass-playing ground wire on scores of jazz’s more important works — not least of which was his late 1950s turn with the shape-shifting improvisational genius Ornette Coleman. Later, Haden was memorably featured alongside John Coltrane, Keith Jarrett, Pat Metheny, with his own Liberation Music Orchestra and then the hipster noir bandRead More