Walter Smith III & Matthew Stevens Quintet
Walter Smith III (tenor sax) and Matthew Stevens (guitar) are the co-leaders of a North American quintet featuring Joel Ross (vibraphone), Harish Raghavan (double bass) and Marcus Gilmore (drums). Album “In Common” released on Whirlwind Recordings, October 2019.
"The part composed, part improvised statements of “In Common” speak succinctly and elegantly. The music is full of excellent ideas and some frequently wonderful playing."
JAZZ MANN FEATURES
Ian Mann on performances by Vula Viel, Yazz Ahmed, David Sanborn, Hanna Paulsberg, Madeleine Peyroux and two exceptional 'Trios With A Twist', one from Cuba, the other from France.
Ian Mann on performances by Paris / Birmingham Jazz Exchange, Alfa Mist, John Surman's Brass Project, Dan Weiss & Starebaby, Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya, Vels Trio, Joshua Redman and Michael Formanek.