Mon Jan. 9, 2017

Nasheet Waits 'Equality' (USA)

Nasheet Waits: drums
Darius Jones: alto saxophone
Aruan Ortiz: piano
Mark Helias: bass

This is what we call a supergroup. Four masters of their instruments led by a prodigious drummer, Nasheet Waits, will showcase the leader’s compositions and unique vision of what jazz music is today. The music they play is a modern hard bop jazz with great sense of contemporaneity but deep respect for the past. Waits’ deeply challenging rhythm playing possibly makes him the most sought-after drummer in the USA. (pc)