Jonathan Finlayson – 3 Times Round (Pi)

3 Times Round, the third album from the genial and gloriously adept trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson, overflows with striking musicianship and technical acumen. That’s one reason it fits snugly alongside the hardcore innovations of Vijay Iyer’s sextet and especially Steve Coleman’s Five Elements. (Coleman, Finlayson’s mentor, hired the then 18-year-old trumpeter in 2000, and he has…
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