Heard in Carmen Lundy’s band during the annus mirabilis that saw drummer-singer Jamison Ross win the Thelonious Monk prize, All for One on Concord will be released at the end of January and includes, first aired by WBGO back in the autumn, the Redd Evans/Arthur Kent/David Mann classic standard ‘Don’t Go to Strangers’ that Etta Jones made her own back in the day. 

The heartland style sits nicely no matter how different it is, so tenderly, alongside that of Jason Moran sideman Leron Thomas and the very different yet aptly ‘song of singing’ exploratory evolutions of Cécile McLorin Salvant