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Continuum: MAST plays Monk, Mehldau plays Bach

It’s tempting to view songbook excursions in purely binary terms—assuming any re-litigation of a well-trod canon to be either an exercise in rote reverence or in cheeky desecration. 884 more words

Album Reviews

CHiCO FReEMAN PLUS+tet | live at DIZZY's

Live at Dizzy’s Club 6/7/2017 – 2nd set

Chico Freeman – tenor sax

Anthony Wonsey – piano Warren Wolf – vibraphone Kenny Davis – bass Nasheet Waits – drums

Jazz

PIANO JAZZ, when the music flows between black & white keys

The piano has been an integral part of the jazz idiom since its inception, in both solo and ensemble settings. Its role is multifaceted due largely to the instrument’s combined melodic and harmonic capabilities. 515 more words

Playlists

Convergence, Warren Wolf, Mack Avenue Records (2016)

  • Warren Wolf: vibes, marimba, Fender Rhodes, piano
  • Christian McBride: bass
  • Brad Mehldau: piano
  • John Scofield: guitar
  • Jeff “Tain” Watts: drums

This is Warren Wolf’s third release but I’ve only heard the second one before getting this CD. 799 more words

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