Tuesday, January 18, 2005

The New York Times has a review of the new CDs by Tortoise member Jeff Parker and trumpeter Dave Douglas:

The jazz trumpeter Dave Douglas powers all his various groups through highly structured compositions, and the will to combine different styles and instrumentations. He also plays a much more forthright note than Mr. Parker...

Allaboutjazz.com has a lengthy interview with Sam Rivers:

No real secret ... I'm a jazz musician. That means I'm not confined to just one style of music. I'm blues, I'm swing, I'm bebop and I'm free!

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