MUSIC

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"Drummer Taru Alexander celebrates the music of his father, the late saxophonist Roland Alexander, with a splendid quartet that makes late-'60s post-bop sound fresh and true. "
 

Howard Mandel

President of the Jazz Journalists Association in the USA

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All coalesce as hard-hitting and positively raw-sounding, a fitting tribute to jazz elders.

James Rozzi

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While these musicians are honoring pieces composed fifty or more years ago, they play throughout with unbridled energy, unleashing a youthful swagger that breathes new life into these classic compositions. This is one white hot session.

Jim Hynes

Making A Scene! Magazine

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Rare live recording of Roland Alexander, American post-bop jazz musician & Taru's father, at the legendary New York City jazz club "Lenox Lounge" recorded LIVE at the beginning of 3rd millennium, 21st Century.

Ensemble:

Roland Alexander - Tenor Saxophone
Kiane Zawadi - Euphonium
Eric Lewis - Piano
Quentin Franklin - Bass
Taru Alexander - Drums

Produced by Taru Alexander and co-produced by Drake Colley for NUBIAN TONAL SCIENCE, LLC
Photo: c Beuford Smith/Cesaire

 
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"KoJo Time" - Taru Alexander's solo album released under the JAZZLEADSHEETS.COM label paying tribute to his father, legendary tenor saxophone player Roland Alexander by playing his original compositions.