Tim Madison

Tim Madison

When Giuseppi Logan resurfaced just over a year ago, after having been absent from the jazz scene for nearly forty years, a comeback seemed unlikely. Homeless at the tim…
The retro-big band sound on this release gleams bright like the bumper on a '57 Chevy. So bright, in fact, that a reasonably astute listener couldn't be blamed for wonderin…
The west coast is still somewhat of an afterthought in the jazz world. Even though the contributions made by west coast based artists have been formidable, the yardstick…
This album falls into the category of experimental blues. Although the Sam Marshall Trio's all acoustic approach puts it on another shelf so to speak, comparisons could …
Guitarist Kim Johannesen and clarinetist Svein Magus Furu travel far beyond the borders of jazz on this release. The music they create here would certainly be more at home …
The John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble explores a hybridization between classical and jazz on Eternal Interlude. The album includes six Hollenbeck compositions, all orig…
David Berkman and his quartet pay fine tribute to the Manhattan Jazz Club, Smoke, on this live album, which was recorded at the storied venue. Located on 106th and Broadway…
 

New York based artist Suzannah Troy had never heard of multi-reedist/composer Giuseppi Logan when she stumbled upon him playing his horn in Tompkins Square Park in the City's East Village. She was unfamiliar with the two albums he put out on the ESP label in the 1960's, or his mysterious disappearance from the jazz world shortly thereafter. She did not know that many of Logan's Internet bio's still stated: "...it is believed (but has not been confirmed) that he passed a