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  1. Jazz and Improvisation
    When was the last time anyone here listened to the recordings of Don Byas? I find myself going back to him and his playing often, just to remind myself of what was possible (impossible for anyone else) on the tenor saxophone. I feel he was incredibly overlooked even to this day and much...
  2. Brand Name Players ...
    Houston Person is coming to Buffalo at the end of October, and I've been asked to have a pre-concert "conversation" (the gig's at an art gallery, so they do this sort of thing) about where HP fits into the "Boss Tenor" tradition. Which has gotten me thinking about The Jazz Tenor in general --...
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