September 6, 1998
Vietnamese jazz guitarist. His wonderful 1997 release was 3 Trios (ACT
records), and his latest, with Moroccan
musicians, is Maghreb & Friends.
Singer/sintir player from Morocco. His new one
is Life Around the World on
John Lurie's downtown New York jazz collective.
Their latest is Queen of All Ears on Lurie's Strange and Beautiful label.
The Grassy Knoll
Bob Green's hard-edged/industrial ensemble,
featuring Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore on guitar. Their latest is Grassy
III" (Verve Records).
Makoto Ozone Trio
Lovely jazz piano trio. Their latest is
Three Wishes, and their previous release, called The Makoto Ozone Trio, is also terrific, very reminiscent of Vince Guaraldi. Both cds are on Verve Records.
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