Danny Walsh, Charlie Pillow, Tim Ries – Jam Session Vol. 27 (SCCD 31659)

“ As long as there is jazz, jam sessions will continue to be the glue that holds the art form together. It’s a dyed-in-the-wool tradition in the music and a primary means by which it evolves. These conclaves of like-minded players draw enthusiastically on the best traits of the practice. The days when giants like […]

Jeff Williams – Coalescence (SCCD 31308)

SCCD 31308 Coalescence / Jeff Williams Quintet This is the first leader recording by drummer Jeff Williams whose impressive list of credits includes Stan Getz, Bill Evans, Dave Liebman, Richie Beirach, Dizzy Gillespie among others. “… The eight themes here are resoundingly free of hard bop cliché or empty rhetoric…throughout, Williams works to make the […]