Under The Lake
a band from Portland, Oregon, released late in 2017 a superb recording entitled Jazz, Groove, & Attitude . This excellent modern jazz band is comprised of John Moak (Moak has worked with Ella Fitzgerald, Dave Brubeck, Randy Brecker, Diane Schuur, Branford Marsalis) on trombone, David Evans (Evans has worked with Pete Fountain, B.B. King, Nicholas Payton, Gladys Knight) on tenor sax, drummer Brian Foxworth, bassist Kenny Franklin, guitarist Evan Mustard, Keyboardist Jayson Tipp and specials guests alto saxophonist Nat Caranto and Joe Powers on harmonica. Together the band presents a fully engaging, funky and groovy 11-piece date that draws the listen in repeatedly. The Portland, Oregon based band has been in existence for nearly 25 years is highly respected among jazz fans all across the country. Highlights of the date include November 30th, Ljt, Full of Life and September Groove.