Sitting outside on Grand Avenue, three doors down from the apartment he shares with drummer Jim Orso, Syd Rodway looks off into something -- just what, there's no telling -- but it's the same look of serene and intense concentration that comes over him when he finishes a solo, sits and lets his group -- Orso, bassist Dan Loomis, and pianist Adam Maness -- flash into a trio improv like hounds running deer. The inner radar comes on; he's listening close, seeing through his hearing as only the blind or a... More >>>