The December issue of Eric Nemeyer’s Jazz Inside Magazine has weighed in on Michael Carvin’s Motéma Music debut Flash Forward pronouncinng that Carvin’s “highly talented melting pot of a group…is a winning combination that can do no wrong and has loads of promise.”
Master drummer Michael Carvin’s latest effort for Motéma Music titled Flash Forward recently received a glowing review from Downbeat Magazine.
Flash Forward, master drummer Michael Carvin’s first record in almost a decade recently received a rave review from online magazine All About Jazz. The new CD for New York-based Motéma Music features a set of six reworked standards and two lesser-known numbers performed energetically with his latest group of young collaborators.
How does leadership look from the drum kit? How do you achieve balance in sound — between overwhelming volume and delicate nuance? What does a drummer listen for when s/he’s the one driving the rhythm? These and many other questions are answered by legendary drummer Michael Carvin. Listen to the interview here.
Michael Carvin’s recent sell-out performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola met with resounding success especially for all who came to hear the master drummer whose return to the concert stage has been long overdue after a decade-long hiatus. The lineup consisted of his mainstay members, saxophonist Keith Loftus and bassist Jansen Cinco ...