Bentley’s Bandstand: April 2021

Brigitte DeMeyer, Seeker. There are some singers who get right to the core from their very first note. Something about the way they live a song, and don’t just sing it. It’s clear they’ve been through the fire, and have come out the other side with their spirit intact. Brigitte DeMeyer is one of those people. Though she’s lived […]

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Bentley’s Bandstand: March 2021

  Hasaan Ibn Ali, Metaphysics: The Lost Atlantic Album. Reading like a chapter out of a great Raymond Chandler novel, Hasaan Ibn Ali’s new release has some serious twists and turns. In 1964, drummer Max Roach persuaded Atlantic Records to record relative newcomer Ali. That album, titled THE MAX ROACH TRIO FEATURING THE LEGENDARY HASAAN and released […]

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