Linda Oh’s Initial Here reviewed in NY Times

NY Times: Casual listeners to jazz who might not tune into big differences between bass players would notice Linda Oh. Her music leans forward at you. She has a percussive touch, graceful and sometimes aggressive, and she likes playing fast, walking or soloing or delivering a jagged ostinato. She’s justifying the role of bassist as bandleader, starting the tunes, pushing the band, delivering clean, strong rhythm and melody.


Initial Here, 4 Stars in Downbeat Magazine

Click the thumbnail to read the full review. A very big thanks to Michael Jackson and everyone at Downbeat for the kind words about Initial Here.


Dave Douglas, Donny McCaslin, Key Motion Quintet Jazz Standard

Perpetual Motion named Best of 2011 by Boston Globe

Donny McCaslin's 2011 album Perpetual Motion was listed as one of the top albums of the year by the Boston Globe. Congrats to Donny and all the musicians that made that record such a spectacular listen. And thanks to the Boston Globe for the nod.


Dave Douglas, Three Views on Fresh Air

Click to stream the rundown of the GPS series as collected in the Three Views box set on NPR's Fresh Air.


Downbeat Critics Poll 2011, Trumpeter of the Year

Dave Douglas named Trumpeter of the Year in 2011 Downbeat Critics Poll. Nicole Mitchell named Best Flutist of the Year. Luis Bonilla and Nasheet Waits named Rising Star Trombonist and Drummer, respectively.


Dave Douglas Interview

An interesting 2004 Dave Douglas interview and blindfold test that appeared in Jazz Review has been publishe