Don Williamson

Don Williamson

The Jazz Icons box sets of DVD’s documenting some of the jazz legends’ concerts and broadcasts in Europe continue to expand, to the extent that they could almost fill an en…
In the realm of speculation of might-have-beens there is Steve Kuhn’s eight-week collaboration in 1960 with John Coltrane, along with bassist Steve Davis and drummer Pete L…
Previously on Origin Records, Hal Galper had recorded Furious Rubato. Well, Galper’s playing still comes across as furious and often as rubato. That seems to be its …
It was disappointing, to say the least, when the great Dr. Lonnie Smith performed during the 1990s for the inebriated, the tone deaf and the clueless singles out on a da…
How fortunate. Ann Hampton Callaway had no idea how famous the title song of her new CD would become between the time that its recording was completed and it was released. …
After paying his dues, but absorbing all that he can from invaluable experiences, with Charles Earland, Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Cobb and other jazz leaders after moving to N…
From The Mile High City and within it is Ninth + Lincoln, both a progressive jazz orchestra and a street intersection, both bustling with energy from the city’s street life…
Nocturne for Ava is a beautifully conceived and executed album. It adheres to guitarist Bob Sneider and vibraphonist Joe Locke’s idea of thematically producing a tri…
With like-minded attitudes toward lyrics, Americana and life expericences, Southside Johnny and Tom Waits seem to have been naturals for teaming up on a joint project. Afte…
Songs of Joy & Peace is a producer’s album, though the concept is cellist Yo-Yo Ma’s. Songs of Joy & Peace is a holiday album, though its messages are univers…
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