Listening Post, Week of 3/2/10: Drive-by Truckers, Dave Holland, Rickie Lee Jones, Rufus Reid, Ike Sturm

Five releases in rotation at home and in the car – a list without comment (in alphabetical order):

Drive-By Truckers, Brighter Than Creation’s Dark (New West, 2008)

Dave Holland Octet, Pathways (Dare2 Records, forthcoming)

Rickie Lee Jones, Balm in Gilead (Fantasy, 2009)

Rufus Reid, Out Front (Motema, forthcoming)

Ike Sturm, Jazz Mass (Ike Sturm, 2009)