Houston Person: The Melody Lingers On

There is no tenor saxophonist playing today who can frame a melody and then float over it like Houston Person. Playing in the depth of the tenor without the customary roar that is associated with most … [Read More...]


Dara Tucker: The Sun Season

The Sun Season is an enormously uplifting album. At first blush it might give the impression that the recurrence of the sun motif might be a little overdone, but in actuality the metaphor never tires … [Read More...]


Ron Miles: Circuit Rider

Listening to Ron Miles play his cornet is like going to listen to a lesson in the history of the African-American music called jazz. And if the ear is a keener one, it might also hear a history of how … [Read More...]