By Jim Hynes, Glide Magazine
Of today’s living saxophonists we likely most associate Pharoah Sanders (tenor), Archie Shepp (teno,r), and Dave Liebman (soprano) with the legendary, influential John Coltrane. Selflessness, performed by Liebman and his working band, Expansions Quintet, marks his sixth recording in tribute to his muse. The release comes a day preceding the NEA Jazz Master’s 75th birthday. While the title bears the same name as one of Coltrane’s releases, its selections are classics drawn from several Coltrane albums. Read more here.