Mack Avenue Tag Archive

Kirk Whalum | Humanité

Humanité is unlike any album Grammy® Award Winner and Global Recording Artist Kirk Whalum has ever made – the synergistic result of encounters made, and relationships formed...

CD Review | Stanley Clarke, The Message

The first thing I noticed about the new album from bass master Stanley Clarke was the front cover photo. Clark is positioned in the background, arms folded while letting the...

Stanley Clarke brings “The Message” to Europe

45 years after his album debut, four-time Grammy® Award-winning bassist Stanley Clarke is poised to release a new album, wielding a vision of fusion, funk, breakbeats and...

Christian Sands at Ronnie Scott’s | Concert Review

With a very elegant blue suit, Christian Sands’ diminutive figure stepped out on the Ronnie Scott’s stage looking happy and eager to play another date to his international...

Christian Sands is Reaching for the future.

Having been around in the jazz world for close on 40 years I’ve seen generations come and go. With each changing of the guard we see new players come onto the scene,...

Christian McBride | Bringin’ It

Release Date: 22 Sept 2017 Iconic bassist Christian McBride has been doing what the title of his upcoming big band album implores for years: Bringin’ It. This highly anticipated...

CD Review | Christian Sands “Reach”

New York based pianist Christian Sands at the ripe old age of 28 has already built a large discography both as a leader and sideman. His latest release “Reach” is his début...