Rudresh Mahanthappa: ‘Hero Trio’ (Whirlwind) 

Imaginative saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa pays tribute to his various influences on the lean and taut Hero Trio, his 16th release as a leader. Covering works by Charlie Parker, Ornette Coleman, June Carter Cash, Stevie Wonder and others, Mahanthappa imbues the music with his distinctive style as he arranged the majority of the tracks.  A notable exception,

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