Chicago native saxophonist Chico Freeman has spent the last decade being a citizen of the world. Now back in New York City as his home base, he’s taken to the road to promote his latest recording, “Spoken Into Existence.” We were delighted to welcome Freeman to Seattle, along with bassist Kenny Davis, Luke Carlos O’Reilly […]
The “Dean of Jazz Journalists” was also a pianist and composer. He performs several original blues tunes in this 1988 session.
We popped up some popcorn for Tony Foster’s Project Paradiso – the pianist’s tribute to the film music of Ennio Morricone (“Once Upon a Time in America”, “Cinema Paradiso” etc.) and Henry Mancini (“Pink Panther”, “The Party”, etc.). Along with three songs from the new release, we heard from Tony how film scores inspire him […]