Don Williamson

Don Williamson

When they first performed together in New York in the late 1960’s, Chick Corea and Gary Burton thought that playing as a duo would never work out, and they went their se…
Liz McComb’s The Spirit of New Orleans represents a return to her roots of sorts. Now living in France, McComb started as a singer in a small Pentacostal church i…
Perhaps because Pete Malinverni lives in the midst of one of the world’s great cities and earns his living there as a professional musician, he was struck by the concept of…
South African a capella vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, though most often singing in Zulu, has developed a sound that many listeners nonetheless recognize instantly, s…
Roots & Grooves preserves one of those live performances where everyone on stage is "on." Maceo Parker was decidedly inspired by the forceful back-up of the WDR Big …
Unfortunately or perhaps on second thought, fortunately, most jazz listeners remember Kenny Drew’s work throughout the 1950’s, and slightly beyond, when he recorded with…
The internationalism of jazz has accounted for much of its innovation for at least the past decade. A restless and protean art form, jazz in hindsight may be described in i…
Marc Copland presents an interesting artistic personality within the long, and ever growing, list of jazz musicians who contributed to the advancement of the genre, keeping…
How many other Chris Humpheys are there who raise a family, buy a house, perform when they can, inspire future generations through teaching to share his passion for music, …
Breakfast on the Morning Tram is a charmer. No two ways about it. In her Blue Note debut album, Stacey Kent has modified her direction while remaining constant with …