DJ A-Train's name alone will tell you where this cat's coming from. Like the Big Bad Apple's most fabled locomotive, his sound slips straight outta far-east Brooklyn, roars through the downtown underground, and finds light uptown, at the foot of Harlem's ever-shaking Sugar Hill. And like the Strayhorn standard that became the Ellington signature song, it's got the bop-tinged swing that speaks of hot nights on the big town. But it also brings back a bit of Brubeck's Cali-cool updating of that great American classic, the place where coasts collide and come up with... More >>>