Jessica Ackerley and Daniel Carter “Friendship: Lucid Shared Dreams and Time Travel”

I’m immediately struck by the lightness that permeates this collaboration between the legendary Daniel Carter and fantastic guitarist, Jessica Ackerley. Friendship: Lucid Shared Dreams and Time Travel is a mouthful, but the real focus is on friendship. Throughout the album’s eight tracks, the duo celebrates their camaraderie and the communal spirit that flows between their respective practices. The first thing that strikes me about Friendship is the quiet, contemplative feeling … Continue reading Jessica Ackerley and Daniel Carter “Friendship: Lucid Shared Dreams and Time Travel”

William Parker “Mayan Space Station” & “Painters Winter”

William Parker is truly a gift to the world and over the past 18 months I’ve connected even more with his work than ever before. Beyond his inimitable vision and leadership in music, he is a community figrehead and sage. There are not enough superlatives to describe the impact and influence has had on the people around him as well as countless artists, musicians, poets, … Continue reading William Parker “Mayan Space Station” & “Painters Winter”