Monthly Archives: October 2004

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Walking With Giants

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey is best known for exciting live shows. In their first studio recording in three years, "Walking With Giants," pianist Brian Haas, bassist Reed Mathis and drummer Jason Smart play rich, melodic pieces that are equally composed … Continue reading


Maurice Brown: Hip To Bop

Jazz trumpeter-composer Maurice Brown’s "Hip to Bop" is a stunning debut. Ellis L. Marsalis, Jr. wrote the liner notes and for good reason. Brown and his quintet are playing exceptional bebop-influenced jazz with great emotion, finesse and musicality. Brown, who’s … Continue reading