Eight years following A Go Go, Out Louder pairs the groove kings together once again. Melding the sonic style of John Scofield with the groove heavy sound of MMW, these musicians easily found common ground. In fact, they sound as if they have played together for years.
Prodigal jazz-funk trio Medeski Martin & Wood were the consummation of all things experimental this Halloween in midtown
Medeski has never been contained by one set of musical values, which is why, when the announcement came from Ropeadope records that he would be collaborating as both producer and guest on a record by Sacred Steel legends the Campbell Brothers, it was hardly surprising.
Photos by Mike Wren of Medeski, Martin & Wood at the Colony Cafe, Woodstock, NY 12.2.04