Jonathan Finlayson & Sicilian Defense: Moment and the Message – review


John Fordham writes:

Sicilian Defense is a chess strategy, and this music certainly has a rigorous logic. But trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, who lent his classically schooled skills to the bands of saxists Steve Coleman and Steve Lehman and postponed leading his own until now, straddles the mathematical and the colloquial so well on this debut that he seems bound for the ...