Month: April 2012

CD review: Paul Booth

Trilateral (Pathway Records PBCD0103) The number three was looming large for saxophonist Paul Booth. Not only was he turning 33 years old, he wanted to explore working in a trio, and then that developed into a trio of trios, and… Read More ›

CD review: Nils Weinhold

Shapes (nilsweinhold) The young German guitarist has studied at Berklee and received his masters degree in 2010. He plays with a number of bands in New York, including the Adam Larson Quintet and The Manhattan Experiment. This is his debut… Read More ›

CD review: Phronesis

Walking Dark (Edition Records EDN1031) At the start of the opening title track of this fourth disc from the Anglo-Scandinavian piano trio, there is a moment when, so fidgety are Jasper Hoiby’s double bass and Anton Eger’s that I thought… Read More ›

CD review: Yelena Eckemoff

Forget-Me-Not (L&H Production) Born in Moscow and a classical pianist from her early years, Yelena Eckemoff trained under Evgeny Kissin and ended up teaching piano and giving concerts. But even then, she was also attending courses at the Moscow Jazz… Read More ›