Horace Silver

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    Forty '90s Albums That Still Hold Up

    Steve Wiley is Up on the Sun's resident Record Store Geek. He shares stories of great music and wacky characters from his continuing 27 years in Valley record stores and the always zany music biz. At the end of July, I wrote about Five Reasons I Don't Write About New Music, the most important of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    David Bickford, What Are You Listening To?

    David Bickford​David Bickford Bickford writes two prominent local blogs, PHX Rail Food and PHX Trail Dude. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? I listen to KJZZ for news by day and jazz by night. I grew up listening to rock, and it still ... More >>

  • Music

    May 8, 2008

    Stanley Jordan

    State of Nature
    (Mack Avenue)

  • Calendar

    January 17, 2008

    Slap Happy

    Kickass bassist can still kick your ass

  • Music

    October 2, 2003

    Cedric IM Brooks

    Cedric IM Brooks & The Light of Saba (Honest Jon's/Astralwerks)

  • Music

    August 7, 2003


    Shades of Blue: Madlib Invades Blue Note (Blue Note)

  • Culture

    June 12, 2003

    Hammer of the Gods

    With a handful of artists, 'classic rock' is not a pejorative

  • Music

    February 21, 2002

    Blowing Rufus' Mind

    A roundup of the latest batch of eclectica that fell through the cracks

  • Music

    November 2, 2000

    Bop the Question

    Drawing insight from the month's best in jazz, blues and heritage, Gumbo answers readers' nagging queries

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    Pompousness and Circumstance

    Gumbo gets smug as he samples some Coltrane, gets blue with Big Bill, does Duke with the Doc and feels some local Native American muse

  • Music

    November 18, 1992