Daily Archives: May 12, 2011

Village Voice’s Jazz Consumers Guide by Tom Hull

Lisa Mezzacappa’s Bait & Switch – What Is Known (CF 192)
The leader’s bass brackets the sonic range where Aaron Bennett’s tenor sax and John Finkbeiner’s guitar rumble and roil—deep, dense, with a steady charge and a tendency to get noisy. Two covers: one from Air drummer Steve McCall, the other from Don Van Vliet, a/k/a Captain Beefheart, who knew a thing or two about getting down and dirty. A MINUS