Connie Han Iron Starlet Mack Avenue What an extraordinary talent Connie Han is – and what a band! This is her third album out front and her best to date. And as it bursts from the speakers, with all the surety that jazz was never dead, has not only always had a pulse but is […]
Aaron Diehl The Vagabond Mack Avenue I’ve loved Aaron Diehl’s work – as leader and accompanist – across his five solo records to date and in his work with Cécile McLorin Salvant – in fact the best bit about seeing McLorin Salvant in concert was Diehl and his trio. They were exquisite.