Kevin Hays, Ben Street & Billy Hart All Things Are Smoke Sessions Records A wonderful intergenerational trio here releases a wonderful record that is cut from a couple of live-streamed (audience-free) gigs made late last year. Drumming legend Billy Hart had just turned 80.
Twelve years old when we finally got a CD player – not the last house in the street I’m sure, but certainly not the first. First album though, what a strange one, ‘Tutu’ by Miles Davis. Not his worst but a very strange entry point. I’m so grateful, I loved that album. And I dig […]
Gary Peacock Trio Now This ECM The trio here is Marc Copeland (piano), Joey Baron (drums) and Peacock on bass. All great players – Copeland’s worked as a solo player and in duos, trios, quartets, as leader and as sideman to the likes of John Abercrombie and Billy Hart. Baron has worked across so many […]