John Scofield, ‘Uncle John’s Band’ (ECM) | Review

By Asher Wolf The title of Uncle John’s Band, John Scofield’s third ECM release, refers most directly to the Grateful Dead song that closes the second disc of the set, but the spirit of the outing is also notably avuncular. Despite its wide-ranging repertoire — funk-leaning originals juxtaposed with jazz standards and folk-rock classics —

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