Month: November 2017

Steve Langone Trio: Breathe

Drummer Steve Langone teams with Kevin Harris/p and Dave Zinno/b for a clever mix of soul, spirituals and swing on this release. Zinno’s bass is elegiac on the traditional “Shenandoah” while Sunday comes rolling around on the gospel tinged “Fifteen”…

Marcus Monteiro: Another Part of Me

Alto saxist Marcus Monteiro has a bebopper’s heart on this album with compatriots John Harris III-Nick Sanfilippo/p, Fernando Huergo/b and Steve Langone/dr. Monteiro’s tone is Jackie McLean-styled bright, working well on the snappy read of “Sister Sadie” and the soulful…

Paul McCandless: Morning Sun

Known for his rich tone with both the legendary Oregon and Paul Winter Consort, oboist Paul McCandless is given a rich retrospective here in various albums with the famed Consort. His tone is rich and palpable, creating a pastoral mood…