John Scofield has gone in many different directions during the course of his storied fifty-year-plus career, but one route he’s never taken is the one leading to the recording of
Two all-star celebrations to a pair of late guitar legends have been announced.
With tunes from The Beatles (McCartney’s “I Will”) residing comfortably next to standards of a different era ("I Loves You Porgy"), the array of songs matches the versatility of the musicians involved. Deserving an audience beyond that of the genre itself A Moment’s Peace is a seamless piece of contemporary jazz that that never betrays an unnecessary compromise to broaden its appeal.
You know it’s a good sign when the Allman Brothers Band invites a guest who sat in with them in the first set back at some point during the second.