Author Archive for George W. Harris

Steve Turre: Spiritman

Steve Turre shows his hard bopping heart here with a session that includes kindred spiritis Bruce Williams/as-ss, Xavier Davis/p, Gerald Cannon/b and Willie Jones III/dr. The rhythm team flexes its muscles throughout with a nice heavy cruise on “Bu” and…

FREEDOM AND FORM…Helen Bledsoe & Alexey Lapin: Ghost Icebreaker, Afro Garage: Eighteen Ways to Miss Egypt, Hugues Vincent/Vladimir Kudryavtsev/ Maria Logofet: Free Trees, Luc Houtkamp/Simon Nabatov/ Martin Blume: Encounters

UK based Leo Records is one of the few labels devoted to unabashedly in-the-moment free form improvisation. Here is a handful of some of the most recent exciting and spontaneous sounds you’re gonna hear. By far, the most accessible here…