Essentials: 07/07/21 A trio of trios!

Photo by Matthias Groeneveld on Editor’s picks for this week: Scott Hamilton & Jeff Hamilton Trio While the recording is titled Live In Bern (2015), it is far from a ‘concert recording’ – it was recorded in a club , minus an audience.  And Scott (tenor sax) and Jeff (drummer) are not brothers.  One … Continue reading Essentials: 07/07/21 A trio of trios!

Essentials 06/30/21: Coffee (Deluxe) by Artaska

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Take it from me, when Artaska gave us a cup of Coffee (2018), it instantly qualified as an essential offering of our time. Her classical training often takes the spotlight, but her jazz compositions never fail to step to the forefront. And, she's not 'just another pretty tune', which … Continue reading Essentials 06/30/21: Coffee (Deluxe) by Artaska