Solo bass records are not everyday events. That is not to say this is not welcome and is a chance to absorb yourself inside the technique and huge warm sound Grenadier has been producing for years but never as up close and personal as here. Overdubs are kept to a minimum and the tracks all have a certain sense to them, veering away from atmospherics more towards a strong rhythmic jolt and sense of momentum. Above all Grenadier knows how to harness tone in his cause.

A handsome record, the sound production is excellent, it has a rootsy flair as well as serious intent and is a must for all students of jazz bass.

Fresh invigorating jangly guitar-heavy approach from Typical Sisters on Hungry Ghost that draws on rock, Americana, minimalism, and a whole lot more. Check out ‘To the Landing’ heralding the release.

Drawn from Beat Music! to be released in April, Guiliana plays the Sugar Club, Dublin on 24 April.

A tour de force by one of the greatest saxophonists on the international scene today. There is a pulsing energetic feel to the album drawing on plenty of texture, the writing a meaty construction that depends on intuitive band interplay and intimacy, Potter here with hot new keyboardist James Francies, legendary drummer Eric Harland, with the bass guitar of Linley Marthe on four tracks — great that this this is on a UK label too and sounds so bright and organic.