Posts Tagged ‘Larry Grenadier’

Jazz Setlist, April 24-30: Return of the Son of JazzApril

Thursday, April 24
Since the mid '90s, there's really been one predominant figure on the jazz piano: Brad Mehldau. "Predominant" is not to say that he's the greatest pianist going (though he's certainly up there), but certainly he's the most visible and influential of his generation. Jazz educators tell of a decade meeting legions of young [...]

Jazz Setlist, Feb. 13-19: Damn Snow

Damn snow messed up my beautifully organized Setlist this week. Now two of these three shows are in conflict with each other. But I'm going to write about them anyway, and you can choose the one that tickles your fancy.
Sunday, Feb. 16 (moved from tonight)
It's fascinating that David Ornette Cherry plays piano. Trumpeter Don Cherry's [...]

Jazz Setlist, Sep. 29-Oct. 5: Vibes on Both Sides

Friday, Sep. 30
With certain musical innovations, we can look back and can see it was just a matter of time before someone thought of that; others are so outside-the-box that they still startle us and make us say, "Wow. Where the hell did that come from?" Gary Burton's decision to beef up his vibraphone playing [...]