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Warren Wolf

Warren Wolf

REVIEW: Warren Wolf, 'Convergence,' Mack Avenue Records >>

Warren Wolf has friends in high places. For his third Mack Avenue Records release, 'Convergence,' the vibraphonist/composer of superstar bassist Christian McBride's Inside Straight quintet lets loose with a torrent of styles delivered by McBride, and his personally hand-picked all-star assemblage of pianist Brad Mehldau, guitarist John Scofield and Marsalis drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts. Still, it's Wolf's show.

'Pomponio' by Jemal Ramirez

School Teacher/Drummer Jemal Ramirez Knocks it Out of the Park on 'Pomponio' Debut [REVIEW] >>

Out of San Jose, California comes this teacher of 200 public school students whose self-proclaimed mission in life is to promote instrumental music within the lives of people of all ages. To that end, consider this a wholehearted endorsement of 'Pomponio' (First Orbit Sounds Music), the debut recording by drummer and educator Jemal Ramirez.

Aaron Diehl

Miller Theatre's Ends Jazz Series With the Aaron Diehl Quartet >>

The Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts will present the Aaron Diehl Quartet as their 2014-15 Jazz series finale. The show will feature Aaron Diehl on piano, Peter Washington on bass, Pete Van Nostrand on drums and Warren Wolf on the vibraphone.

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