You could make a case for John Surman as England's Wayne Shorter, an enigmatic figure who's spent too much time since the late '60s shrouded in synthesized murk. To hear Surman at his youthful best, you need to special order British reissues of his late '60s Deram LPs and his contemporaneous albums with Mike Westbrook and Chris McGregor's big bands. While not quite up to the same level, the... More >>>