Tom Rainey

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Joe Lovano: “This current scene is going to be behind us very soon. We have to stay strong and believe in the universe.” Photograph:  Jimmy Katz

You might say that Joe Lovano was born with a silver saxophone in his mouth. His father, Tony ‘Big T’ Lovano, was a respected amateur saxophonist in t(...)

New York drummer Tom Rainey will play Whelan’s on Friday, March 10th.

The recent rush of people to part with their hard-earned money for Ed Sheeran tickets was viewed with a mixture of scorn and envy (mostly the latter) (...)

London pianist Barry Green has done his time as a sideman par excellence, but judging by his own recent releases, it’s time to lead. Almost There is (...)

To call Simon Jermyn a guitarist, or a bassist (his hybrid six-stringed instrument resembles both), barely hints at the range and subtlety of his m(...)

To call Ronan Guilfoyle a bassist and composer is not simply to describe him – it also hints at the creative tension between improvisation and writing(...)

Tom Rainey, one of the most creative drummers on New York's downtown scene

Now I know how cops and robbers must feel when they watch a crime film. As a movie, Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash may well deserve all the industry go(...)

Mark Dresser Quintet: Nourishments
  • Music
  • September 27, 2013, 00:00

West coast bassist Mark Dresser doesn’t like to make things easy. Dresser is a longtime associate of sonic innovator Anthony Braxton, and his compo(...)