Reviews that mention Roy Ashbury

November 3, 2021

Asbury Stabbins Duo

Fire without Bricks
Corbett vs Dempsey CD 067

Larry Ochs-Donald Robinson

A Civil Right

ESP 5052

Good taste is timeless the saying goes and, on the evidence here, so is ardent improvised music. So while Fire without Bricks was recorded in 1976 in London and A Civil Right in 2028/2019 in Oakland, the sessions' dates could be reversed with no one the wiser. The skill and innovation that went into each of these drums and saxophones sessions is paramount and while timbral expansions have expanded in the subsequent 42 years, the basic paradigm was already set then. MORE