Orrin Evans

CD Review: "Four MFs Playin' Tunes" and "Flip the Script"

Two new CDs out by contemporary jazz leaders Branford Marsalis and Orrin Evans, "Four MFs Plain' Tunes" and "Flip the Script," offer a pair of unique takes on what it means to swing in the 21st century. Both are assertive, interactive, and powerful statements, but it's what makes them different that Alex W. Rodriguez finds particularly fascinating.
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