Author: George W. Harris

Konstantin Ionenko Quartet: Noema

Bassist Konstantin Ionenko leads a soft and gentle quartet on this session with compatriots Dima Bondarev/fh, Alex Maksymiw/g and Pavel Galitsky/dr. The ECM-inspired moods include Bondarev’s caressing tone on flugelhorn with tender cymbals tapping on pieces such as “Kaleidoscope” and…

Michael Blake: Fulfillment

Michael Blake puts his soprano and tenor saxes in a wide variety of settings on this latest release. He’s with a foundational team of JP Carter/tp-el, Peggy Lee/cel, Chris Gestrin/p-key, Ron Samworth/g, Andre Lachance/b and Dyal van de Schyff/dr which…