Hall, James

Outside In, 2018CD
Instrument: Trombone

Issue: 24.2

Jazz Ruler Type: Bebop
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 4
Performance Chart

Sound: 3
Sound Chart

Score Chart

O’s Notes: Trombonist and composer James Hall’s quintet includes pianist Deanna Witkowski, bassist Tom DiCarlo, Jamie Baum on flute and drummer Allan Mednard. Shares Cassidy (sax) makes a guest appearance on two selections notably the cover of “Black Narcissus”. Six of the eight selections are original tunes. The pace is varied, making“Lattice“an enjoyable encounter that got better with each track.


Publicist: Braithwaite & Katz