Ronald Jackson

Ronald Jackson

Composer/saxophonist Jessie Allen Cooper has a few releases under his belt, mostly of the meditative, serene variety. This latest, heralded as "The First Smooth Jazz Jam…
Clear is the rerelease of a 1987 album by a group known as Conveniens. It contains some of the most atypical free jazz arrangements that I have heard to date, if …
A tuba, a harmonica and smooth bluesy vocals join the musical makeup on this good finger-poppin’, foot tappin’, bass walkin’, bluesy Memphis jazz project by Jim Shearer …
The refreshing Latin sound of Charlie Sepulveda jazz intermingled with touches of the traditional stuff is quite becoming, to say the least. This is the stuff jazz clubs…
The Industrial Jazz Group (IJG) is a group based in Los Angeles with a taste for the very, very atypical. A critic once described the free jazz group as "cerebral, swing…
Judging from what artist/release information I was able to dig up on this one, this appears to be pianist Norman Weeks’ first solo album. While he’s composed other tunes…
From the opening note of Chip Shelton’s newest release, Imbued With Memories, one is flooded with masterful tributes, like the one to Joe Henderson on "Recordam…
Pianist Mike Levine’s steps forward with his debut release From the Heart with about as much might and soul as any in the business. His effervescent style is bo…
A gent out of the Motor City, Detroit of course, with a background in sound engineering has sauntered on to the scene here and is offering some pretty funky gems for our…
Kinda contemporary, kinda free/avant garde, kind of a serious melting pot of styles often defying classification in many ways, Reptet has released its third album, C…