This tenth recording from the now legendary quartet reminds listeners that, while smooth jazz often gets better press, there are still fans of honest to God inventive electric fusion who will eat up this type of powerfully rocking and energetic project. Bassist Baron Browne joined the core trio of Steve Smith (drums), Frank Gambale (guitar), and Tom Coster (keyboards) in 1998, and provides a rollicking bouncy energy throughout on tunes like the feisty Herbie Hancock ode "Soul Principle" and the '60s soul-jazz-flavored "Cat and Mouse" (featuring some of Coster's slyest Hammond B-3 lines).
Over the past 2 years, recording artists Donna Deussen (vocals) and Paul Weitz (guitar) have been developing unique arrangements for both duo and full band settings. The result of their efforts is their new co-produced CD, “On The Street Where You Live.” The CD features Matt VanBenschoten on bass, Gus Duffy on drums, Wayne Wayne on sax, and Geoff Nudell on clarinet and flute. Join all six musicians for their CD Release Party on Saturday…
The first frost used to be the end of the vegetable gardening season — but not anymore! In The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener, Nova Scotia–based gardener and writer Niki Jabbour shares her secrets for growing food during every month of the year. Her season-defying techniques, developed in her own home garden where short summers and low levels of winter sunlight create the ultimate challenge, are doable, affordable, and rewarding for gardeners in any location where frost has traditionally ended the growing season.
Captivating Jazz vocalist/pianist and her quartet performs innovative arrangements weaving together traditional Jazz and Brazilian jazz vocals. Following her nationally acclaimed debut release "A Sleepin' Bee", this Dianes's release once again offers a variety of playful gems such as the Latin flare of "Bernie's Tune", a burning version of "I Concentrate On You", and the Brazilian classic, "Só Danço Samba".