Rock-driven jazz-funk is hanging around longer than rock itself, which perhaps was only to be expected. This is because one continues to discover, beyond its metronomic thud drumming, more satisfying elements. On that score jazz musicians almost always deliver in terms of interesting arrangements and sounds.
The German saxophonist Tini Thomsen, now based in Amsterdam, has hauled the bari on to the scene in her MaxSax quintet and her quartet Q4. The British saxophonis