A Cry for Self Help injects that vital live atmosphere to a record

With live jazz atmosphere a quantity thin on the ground this year, and yet the craving for it still continuing in many parts where clubs are still closed or only partially opening, what better an alternative than a new album with plenty of live …

Published: 7 Sep 2020. Updated: 2 months.

With live jazz atmosphere a quantity thin on the ground this year, and yet the craving for it still continuing in many parts where clubs are still closed or only partially opening, what better an alternative than a new album with plenty of live atmosphere as a key element? This sax-drums duo on A Cry for Self Help between saxophonist Chris Weller and drummer Dave King of The Bad Plus was recorded in a range of venues in the States with material including by Jerome Kern, Weller, Paul Motian, Billy Strayhorn and Albert Ayler and improvisation at its heart. It's a rollercoaster of a ride. Check it out now.

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Sonny Rollins at 90

The saxophone colossus is 90 today. Happy birthday Sonny Rollins.

Published: 7 Sep 2020. Updated: 2 months.

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The saxophone colossus is 90 today. Happy birthday Sonny Rollins.