Ramshackle Serenade is a great album title for this splendid trio, the supplest and sharpest tuned organ-guitar-drum trio making music today. Their endurance as a unit – they’ve been recording together for many years and share more than a dozen recordings — has never been more pronounced or sophisticated. “Roach,” a soulful original by Goldings has a late night luster, all deep grooves and peppered with Stewart’s dazzling beats. Bernstein’s full, rounded notes romance the melody of Jobim’s classic “Luiza” and lifts his superb original “Simple As That” to joyful heights. Continue reading