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Review by Scott Yanow: The Houdini's in Time
The Houdini’s In Time is a definitive sampler of the premiere European hard bop sextet’s recording legacy.
The Houdini’s, which were formed in 1987 for a tour of Canada, developed very quickly to become one of Europe’s top hard bop groups. While the band sometimes hints at Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, ...
Review by Scott Yanow: Kim Hoorweg & The Houdini's - Why Don't You Do Right?
Kim Hoorweg, who was 19 at the time of this 2011 recording, is a powerful singer. Born in the Netherlands, she made her recording debut as a leader when she was just 15. Why Don’t You Do Right is her third recording.
Teamed with the sextet that calls itself the Houdini’s, ...