A Melodic Zone: Delfeayo Marsalis’ Latest

Of the four music-making brothers in a storied jazz dynasty, Delfeayo Marsalis, the producer and trombonist who turns 52 this month, is the only one of those siblings living in New Orleans. Last summer, his

Electric Kif Review

Keyboardist Jason Matthews was the main attraction here. At the heart of Electric Kif was his indefatigable energy and effusive playing style. Matthews frequently dropped huge Hammond organ riffs on the audience.The band powered through

Post-Bowie, Donny McCaslin breaks out of the jazz bubble

Now playing rock-friendly standing-room clubs as well as jazz festivals, clubs and soft-seat performance halls, McCaslin is at last one of those rare exceptions — a contemporary jazz musician recognized and admired outside of the