Monthly Archives: July 2012
“With his expansive feeling and unadulterated love of music-making, McCaslin is in some ways the Sonny Rollins of his generation.” – Ottawa Citizen
In the old days — say, up till five years ago — up and coming artists seeking to build a grass-roots following as a means to a record deal had to hit the road, sell home-pressed CDs from the bandstand, and pray that an A&R guy might catch them one night.
This is Kyle’s 5th CD and it documents his growth as a musican.
Phil Denny’s blazing sax, infectious melodies and in-the-pocket grooves on “Crossover” create an exuberant album sure to make him a major new force on the contemporary urban jazz scene.
Johan Randen is amassing a notable reputation in Europe as a nascent guitar-slinger and session ace.