Author: George W. Harris

David Virelles: Antenna

David Virelles plays just about everything with keys along with Alexander Overington’s electronics, samples and cello and a team of Henry Threadgill/as, Roman Diaz/voc, Marcus Gilmore/dr, Rafiq Bhatia/g, Etian Brebaje Man/voc and Mauricio Herrera/perc. You might expect a lot of…

Brent Gallaher: Moving Forward

Tenor saxist Brent Gallaher continues the path laid down by the likes of Horace Silver and Art Blakey as he leads a snappy classic hard bop quintet with Alex Pope Norris/fh-tp, Dan Karlsberg/p, Aaron Jacobs/b and Anthony Lee/dr through an…

Eric St-Laurent: Planet

Cool toned guitarist Eric St-Laurent teams up with a sublime team of Jordan O’Connor/b, Michel DeQuevedo/perc and Attila Fias/p for eight lithe and lyrical pieces. DeQuevedo keeps busy with the undercurrent since there is no drummer here, and makes it…

MonkeyJunk: Time To Roll

The band MonkeyJunk consists of Tony D/g, Steve Marriner/voc/g-b/B3 and Matt Sobb/dr and they specialize in a rock based mix of blues and boogie. Marriner has a rowdy and street savvy voice, and he plays a mean harp on the…