Tag Archives: Cyrus Chestnut

My Favorite Recordings of the Decade

As the 2010’s come to a close, there are a ton of “best of” lists floating around. I’m not going to do a best of because I don’t understand how you rank things like that. But, I thought I’d share some of my favorite music from the past decade. Basically, this is music that I […]

Midnight Melodies by Cyrus Chestnut – A Review

If a person is looking to find out what Cyrus Chestnut is all about, this is the perfect record.  It is thoroughly modern, but his influences are all there.  It is jazz, but blues and gospel are never far away.  It is clearly improvised, but never lacks direction.  The album was recorded live at Smoke, […]