The soulful tenor sax of Houston Person is always pleasant on the ears. Whether he is fronting his own group, blowing a groovin’ solo or playing alongside and supporting the late Etta Jones, Houston’s uncanny gift of being able to send any note right smack into your heart is something only few can do.
The legendary bassist and bandleader Charlie Haden has had no shortage of excellent work lately.
We last heard from Mike Metheny on his excellent and insightful blog Doc Severinsen-A Legend, And A Friend. Since then he’s been working on another musical project close to his heart, a compilation of his own favorite recorded tracks over the past 20 years.
Legendary drummer Harvey Mason returns to Jazz Online’s Jazz Backstage podcast and this time he’s reflecting on his early studio days and working with producers Larry and Fonce Mizell.