Javier Santiago – ‘Phoenix’

The ease with which one can cling to keyboardist Javier Santiago is very reminiscent, oddly enough, of the better corners of smooth jazz. Santiago as a leader melds the best …

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Taylor Haskins – ‘Gnosis’

Gnosis sounds like the future. Of course, this will sound like an odd statement when time passes and fashions change — when synthesizers phase back out of style, only to …

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