Alexa Tarantino: Firefly (Posi-Tone)

The most striking thing about Alexa Tarantino is her alto saxophone sound — not because of any radical innovations or signature quirks, but rather for her ability to shade it just enough to fit a range of material without altering its essence. Diving into up-tempo cookers on her new release, Firefly, like her knuckle-busting “Surge

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