Not yet 30, Christian Sands is currently one of the most in-demand pianists working in jazz. In the last few years he has toured around the world as a bandleader and recently appeared as a sideman on records by Christian McBride and Gregory Porter. After the one-two punch of Reach and Reach Further – EP, Sands’ dynamic 2017 Mack Avenue debut and his live/unreleased studio tracks EP follow-up released earlier this year, Facing Dragons is Sands’ return to the recording studio with an indestructible band and an unwavering allegiance to the groove.
In the years following World War Two, Japan developed one of the most insatiable, dynamic and diverse markets for jazz. For a
A lost LP from John Coltrane that only exists thanks to Coltrane’s producer, Bob Thiele, who allowed the saxophonist to take home
Brand new recordings by the electronic duo together with the great AACM trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith ; joined by drummer Steve Noble