September 16, 2021 #1221

Some shows back, Toronto drummer Nick Fraser shared a tune from an upcoming recording to help me celebrate show #1200. Finally, Nick’s been able to share the entire “If There Were No Opposites “ by his quartet, and I will happily share some of that music with you. The recording Continue Reading

September 9, 2021 #1220

Sometimes it’s hard not to be overly joyous at the music picked out for a show, and this is one of those. Some really fabulous new recordings to sample for you this week, starting with bassist Shay Hazan & quintet from Israel, Chicago’s Charlie Rumback, Jonah Rosenberg’s Fabulous Trio, NY Continue Reading

September 2, 2021 #1219

You never know where the inspiration comes from. For Portuguese bassist Nelson Cascais it was the words of Emily Bronte that helped him create his new recording “Remembrance”, one of several new releases sampled this week. North Carolina guitarist James Gilmore brings two to the party, while Aussie guitarist Damien Continue Reading