Author: George W. Harris

Eliane Elias: Dance of Time

Some of the best Brazilian sounds come from the hand and voice of Eliane Elias, as she teams up with Randy Brecker, Mike Mainieri, Mark Kibble, Amilton Goday, Joao Bosco and the famous Toquinho for a dozen samba bathing beauties.…

Michael Attias Quartet: Nerve Dance

Alto saxist Michael Attias leads a  highly intuitive quartet of Aruan Ortiz/p, John Hebert/b and Nasheet Waits/dr through a collection of fluid originals. There are oblique hints of Thelonious monk on the angular “Dark Net” and “La Part Maudite” while…

FRISKY AND FREE…Trouble Kaze: June

Music to stretch boundaries and ears! A sextet of two drummers (Didier Lasserre, Peter Orins), pianists (Sophie Agnel, Satoko Fujii) and trumpeters (Natsuki Tamura, Christian Pruvost) make up this five part cooperative collection. Lots of valve sounds which include fluffing,…