Larry Goldings’ versatility keeps him in high demand as a leader, collaborator and sideman.

(Photo: Mark Sheldon)

Larry Goldings: The Variety of Fun

Are you having any fun? Larry Goldings certainly is. Consider just two recent examples:

Scene 1: “If anyone had the blues, it was Beethoven,” says a man with a blond…

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Rotem Sivan Dreams Out Loud

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Miguel Zenón

Música de Las Américas

Jon Irabagon
Rising Sun

Brian Charette
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Harish Raghavan
In Tense

David Friesen

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Vanisha Gould/Chris McCarthy
Life’s A Gig
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Amaro Freitas
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Groove Street
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Albert Ayler

Albert Ayler: The Truth Is Marching In

In a restaurant-bar in Greenwich Village, tenor saxophonist Albert Ayler was ruminating on the disparity between renown and income. In his case, anyway. Covers of his albums are prominent in the windows of more and more jazz record stores; references to him are increasingly frequent in jazz magazines, here and abroad; a growing number of players are trying to sound like him.

“I’m a new star, according to a magazine in England,” Ayler said, “and I don’t even have fare to England. Record royalties? I never see any. Oh, maybe I’ll get $50…

Growing Up Monk

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