Debbie Burke

Jazz Author


North Sea Jazz Festival

Feeling It on a Fine Day with Nim Sadot

Bright and strong, the song “Obey the Fist” from the self-named new CD from Nim Quartet has amazing ensemble work, characterized by an uninhibited, funkalicious bass (front man Nim Sadot wields the axe); on-point trumpet; and perfectly together, assertive drums.... Continue Reading →

From the Inside Out: Sam Newsome’s Uncanny Grasp of the Soprano Sax

If you only have a few minutes to listen to one song by Sam Newsome…try “Sakura, Sakura.” Sam’s inventiveness shines on, and in fact, you’re going to need sunglasses. Performing solo on the skinniest of saxes, the soprano, Sam’s affection... Continue Reading →

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