There’s no denying the greatness of jazz saxophonist John Coltrane. But there’s also no denying that his later work, when his playing often went free-form and his band followed suit, is not for everyone. Which is what you’ll find on ...CONTINUE
It’s interesting: put a mellow song on an album of otherwise upbeat tunes, and it’s a nice change of pace; but put an upbeat song on an album of otherwise mellow tunes, and it’s a mood killer that potentially ruins ...CONTINUE
As you’ve probably heard since you were a little kid, you can’t judge a book by its cover. Which means you also can’t judge a movie by its poster, a video game by its box art, or a breakfast cereal ...CONTINUE
Like supermodels, the best jazz musicians need only one name: Monk, Miles, Coltrane, and, of course, Rollins. But unlike so many of his single-name contemporaries, saxophonist Sonny Rollins is still out there, touring and recording.
In honor of his newest ...CONTINUE