By Jim Hynes, Making A Scene
We didn’t want to leave this one behind. This is alto saxophonist Bobby Selvaggio’s eleventh album and first live recording, Live from the Bop Stop. Specifically the site is the Bop Stop at the Music Settlement in Cleveland, OH, a place where the bandleader has performed countless times over the past three decades as a leader and mentor to the jazz scene in Northeast Ohio. Unlike that famous basketball player, who returned and then left, Selvaggio had many opportunities to also play in bigger markets but chose to stay home. Read the full review here.