Recalling Jazz Standards

Tenor Saxophonist, Grant Stewart

I had the pleasure of playing with tenor saxophonist Grant Stewart on Tuesday evening at the Northampton Jazz Workshop. It is interesting our paths hadn’t crossed before, given that Grant and I are both originally from Canada. He’s a really solid player with a firm grasp of the hard bop vocabulary of tenor titans like Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins, Hank Mobley etc. Despite being situated in the lounge of a Spare Time Bowling Alley, they’ve…