REVIEW: Lyle Mays, ‘Eberhard’ (self-release)


This 13-minute tribute to German bassist-composer Eberhard Weber features Lyle Mays’ elegiac piano supported by the soaring wordless vocals of his niece Aubrey Johnson, along with contributions from a cast of all-stars: marimba-vibraphone player Wade Culbreath, guitarist Bill Frisell (barely discernible here), saxophonist Bob Sheppard, bassists Jimmy Johnson and Steve Rodby, drummers Alex Acuña and

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