1. Many jazz trumpeters fall into one of two categories: players who love to show off what they can do, and ones who artfully compensate for what they can’t. Ron Miles follows a third way: He has serious chops, but doesn’t advertise them. Instead, he comes up with thoughtful settings like this one that rarely call for shouting. His music is about the total effect and feeling, and not about blowing his own horn.

    — Kevin Whitehead reviews Quiver, the new album by Ron Miles

  2. Kevin Whitehead

    Ron Miles

    Quiver

    Fresh Air