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"Luther Hughes and The Cannonball-Coltrane Project – Things
Are Getting Better"
theJazzPage.com - Jan.
The fourth release from bassist Luther Hughes and his Cannonball-Coltrane
Project, Things Are Getting Better, is the work of a band at its best. While
mining the genius of the greats for which the project was named remains central
to this effort, we hear equally as many compositions from members of the
veteran West Coast unit. Tenor saxman Glenn Cashman wrote or co-wrote 4 of
the tunes and arranged one the standards performed. Alto saxpohonist Bruce
Babad penned or 3 tracks and drummer Paul Kriebach also contributed a tune.
Pianist Ed Czach rounds out the quartet, which sounds as good as any group
of musicians you’ll hear today and well worth checking out.