Author: George W. Harris

Michael Formanek: Small Places

This is bassist Michael Formanek’s second release as a leader, after having an impressive career as a sideman for the likes of Stan Getz, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard and Lee Konitz. Here, he employs the left of center altoist Tim…

Toots Thieleman: 90 Years

Well, if nothing else, this records answers the question “when does a harmonica player lose his chops?” Judging from this collection of songs from various tours, we now know that it’s sometime AFTER 90 years old, as mega-veteran harmonica player…