The Capsule Garden Vol 2.1: January 19, 2023

January is 2/3 finished, and I still feel like my brain is only half-functioning. I don’t know why the end-of-year break zonked me out so much, but getting back into the site’s rhythm has been a struggle. But I’m working on it! With that, The Capsule Garden is moving to Thursdays! I did 41 of these columns last year, and I aim to do at … Continue reading The Capsule Garden Vol 2.1: January 19, 2023

Luke Stewart’s Silt Trio “The Bottom”

Look away from Luke Stewart’s orbit for a minute and something will get missed. The DC bassist and composer is an incontrovertible force with boundless energy and creativity. In this fantastic trio with the legendary Chad Taylor on drums and stellar saxophonist Brian Settles. As a trio, there’s a flow to The Bottom that is like being carried on a current that’s simultaneously relaxed and quick. From … Continue reading Luke Stewart’s Silt Trio “The Bottom”