Mark E. Gallo

Mark E. Gallo

This is the quintessential jazz encyclopedia. There certainly are other fine reference guides on the market, particularly Leonard Feather's groundb...
This scholarly look at the history of Detroit jazz is the work of college professor Bjorn and influential disc jockey Gallert, who 30 years ago was...
Toronto-based Flautist Bill McBirnie presents a handful of jazz and Latin classics in a whirlwind tour of everything from a cha cha version of Hubert Laws’ dynamic "Ball…
Ronnie Horvath didn’t start to play guitar until he was 20 years old. When he saw Muddy Waters play, the blues became his passion. It was Waters who changed his stage na…
With Little Charlie Baty’s touring retirement from the band that bore his name for 30 years or so, the mantle has become front man Rick Estrin’s solely. Rick Estrin and …
Vibraphonist Ed Saindon, a proponent of the 4-mallet approach, is a masterful musician capable of dazzling runs as well as of delightful passages, often in the same song…
Paul Hemmings is a talented guitarist who is as deft a distortionist as he is an outside tight-rope experimenter, offering an aural painting that is as bold as it is exc…
This self-produced release exemplifies the healthy state of independent jazz. With elements of world jazz, Latin jazz and straight ahead grooves, they defy easy categori…
Harry Allen is a hard blowing tenor saxophonist who, along with the equally impressive quartet that joins him on this disc, comes to impress. And he does so unequivocall…
Over the course of seven extraordinary original compositions the four-piece Groove Apparatus covers broad stylistic territory while staying within the general framework …
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