Review of Larry Grenadier: The Gleaners

Larry Grenadier: The Gleaners

Larry Grenadier

Rating: ★★★

Longstanding associate of Brad Mehldau, Mark Turner and Wolfgang Muthspiel, to name but a few, Grenadier has the kind of...

Reviewed by Kevin Le Gendre in issue: April/2019

Review of Muthspiel Grenadier Blade: Driftwood

Muthspiel Grenadier Blade: Driftwood

Brian Blade | Larry Grenadier | Wolfgang Muthspiel

ECM

Rating: ★★★★

While he's far less known in the UK, the 49-year-old guitarist and composer Wolfgang Muthspiel is one of the most...

Reviewed by Selwyn Harris in issue: July/2014

Review of DeJohnette/Grenadier/Medeski/Scofield: Hudson

DeJohnette/Grenadier/Medeski/Scofield: Hudson

Jack DeJohnette | John Medeski | John Scofield | Larry Grenadier

Montéma Music

Rating: ★★★★

These four ‘name’ musicians in the jazz firmament are linked by the proximity of their postcodes, since, as John Scofield...

Reviewed by Stuart Nicholson in issue: September/2017

Review of Ethan Iverson/Lee Konitz/Larry Grenadier/Jorge Rossy: Costumes are Mandatory

Ethan Iverson/Lee Konitz/Larry Grenadier/Jorge Rossy: Costumes are Mandatory

Ethan Iverson | Jorge Rossy | Larry Grenadier | Lee Konitz

High Note

Rating: ★★★★

Ethan Iverson set up this session to explore the legacy and influence of pianist/composer/iconoclast Lennie Tristano with the hands-on assistance...

Reviewed by Mike Hobart in issue: October/2013

Review of Bill Stewart Trio: Band Menu

Bill Stewart Trio: Band Menu

Bill Stewart | Larry Grenadier | Walter Smith III

self-released

Rating: ★★★

Sonny Rollins’ trio albums remain the gold standard for sax and rhythm trios, and there are hints of the colossus’s...

Reviewed by Mike Hobart in issue: Feb/2019

Review of Album Interview: Brad Mehldau Trio: Seymour Reads The Constitution!

Album Interview: Brad Mehldau Trio: Seymour Reads The Constitution!

Brad Mehldau | Jeff Ballard | Larry Grenadier

Nonesuch

Rating: ★★★★

Brad Mehldau's teasing talent for setting a mood of fascinating expectation and then unhurriedly revealing its multiple implications has been...

Reviewed by John Fordham in issue: July/2018

Review of Brad Mehldau Trio: Where Do You Start

Brad Mehldau Trio: Where Do You Start

Brad Mehldau | Jeff Ballard | Larry Grenadier

Nonesuch

Rating: ★★★★

As the Keith Jarrett of his generation, the acme of jazz piano for Generation X-ers just as the savant from...

Reviewed by Stephen Graham in issue: October/2012

Review of Brad Mehldau Trio: Ode

Brad Mehldau Trio: Ode

Brad Mehldau | Jeff Ballard | Larry Grenadier

Nonesuch

Rating: ★★★

Nothing if not prolific and following quickly on from last year's superlative solo Live In Marciac set this trio studio...

Reviewed by Stephen Graham in issue: April/2012

Review of Jerry Bergonzi: The Seven Rays

Jerry Bergonzi: The Seven Rays

Anders Morgensen | Carl Winther | Jerry Bergonzi | Johnny Aman | Phil Grenadier

Savant

Rating: ★★★

This is the second set of originals saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi recorded in Massachusetts, with his Danish rhythm section, in March...

Reviewed by Mike Hobart in issue: August/2019

Review of Pierrick Pédron: Fifty-Fifty New York Sessions

Pierrick Pédron: Fifty-Fifty New York Sessions

Larry Grenadier | Marcus Gilmore | Pierrick Pédron | Sullivan Fortner

Gazebo GAZ

Rating: ★★★

Jazz saxophone styles have mutated in unimagined ways since Charlie Parker's day, but the best negotiators of bebop's harmonic mazes...

Reviewed by John Fordham in issue: August/2021

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