Entries by Steve

Perspective and The Gallery Sessions: Suite Movements (2014)

I’ve been following the career of Houstonian saxophonist Stephen Richard for a number of years now, and there are two things that get more apparent with each new album: he is becoming less of a so-called “smooth jazz” musician and more of a straight jazz musician, a direction opposite of the one taken by many […]

An Evening of Happenstance – Live in New Orleans

There are some nights you play, the music is perfect and either no one was there to hear it or it wasn’t recorded. Then there are nights when the music flows effortlessly and you’re told by the establishment at the end of the night “we recorded your show” Genre:  Soul Jazz/Straight Ahead Release Date:  2012