Edward Kane

Edward Kane

The music on Six by Six: A Jazz Guitar Celebration was recorded at a New Jersey studio in 1993 for release on a Japanese record label. It's taken a decade, but this …
All talented musicians, particularly young ones still trying to make their name, have to battle the impulse to overplay. On an instrument such as the bass, whose role is pr…
This self-produced release from jazz vocalist Danny Barrett is very nice indeed. From the tasteful arrangements of Bill O'Connell to the fine playing by the various musicia…
Drums! Bass! Guitar!--this outing from the Ben Hans Trio is nothing if not concisely titled. That's appropriate, since the group takes a no-nonsense approach to the …
I Wish You Peace is a big band composition in three parts by saxophonist and composer Paul Dunmall. With the sponsorship of BBC Radio 3, the original concept was sim…
I imagine that most devotees of avant garde jazz have their moments of advocacy to their unbelieving friends: "No, really, check out this Ornette album, it really swings" o…
A Mumbai of the Mind is something of an experimental CD, melding the poetry of Lawrence Ferlinghetti with jazz and the music of India. The thing about experiments, t…
The 4 CD set Stompin' At The Savoy: The Original Indie-Label 1944-1961 is one of the most significant reissues in recent memory, presenting a unique window into the …
Free bassist Dominic Duval's Rules of Engagement series of duets continues apace with this second volume featuring Joe McPhee on soprano saxophone as his opposite number. T…
Guitarist Nels Cline & multi-wind & reedman Vinny Golia are two of the busiest improvisationalists in L.A; that's probably equally true in stylistic terms as in the amount …