The unassailable advantage New York has over anywhere else in the jazz world is its concentration of highly skilled musicians playing together and pushing each other all the time.
Tag: Sean Wayland
John Hardaker | ‘…the writing and the playing have a lot of humanity – a lot of soul.’
“It’s great to hear Dave and Sean playing so well with such a good NY rhythm section. The music is very impressive in the best way… it’s another step up for Australian jazz.” – Mike Nock If you would like to review this CD for jazz-planet, please contact us!
From electro-popping whimsy such as ‘Rotovibe’ – a collage of scratch-mixed ideas – to the entirely acoustic pieces such as ‘Special When Lit’ – a beautifully measured sound-river featuring his current band of Matt Penman on bass and Jochen Rueckert on drums – Slave To The Machine Vols 1&2, has an over-arching cohesion that belies the fact this music was recorded over a 5-year period, from 2007 to 2012.