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  • Gary Willis – Actual Fiction

    Don’t know how we missed this one… maybe you did too. Gary Willis released his latest solo album in August, featuring Kirk Covington & David G√≥mez on drums and Gary on “everything else”. Gary has been one of our favorites since early Tribal Tech with Scott Henderson. More (incredibly detailed) info here, as well as... »

  • 20 Years

    Today marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of Jaco Pastorius. Jaco’s family has posted a couple of tributes: Musicians remember Jaco Gregory Pastorius’ tribute to his brother And worth a look: Jaco’s daughter Mary, and her Daddy, just daddy to me piece. »

  • Bootsy Collins: The Bengals Rock

    Cincinnati legend Bootsy Collins recorded a new song for his home NFL football team, the Bengals, for the third straight year. This year, he uses the a local group called the Ben-Gals and an Elvis impersonator. Bootsy says this is his best so far. Check it out for yourself at BootsyCollins.com. »

  • Undiscovered Mingus

    A previously unknown 1964 recording of the Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy was recently discovered by Mingus’ widow and released by Blue Note. This is a double CD live recording, featuring a near identical lineup to the group who recorded “Great Concert of Charles Mingus” about a month later. »