Category Archives: Album Reviews

Sylvie Courvoisier – Double Windsor

Sylvie-Courvoisier-Double Windsor

Sylvie Courvoisier, Drew Gress, Kenny Wollesen. Double Windsor * The Charlier Cut * Downward Dog * Pendulum * La Cigale * Inscordatura * Corto * Hedgehog in the Fog * The Beauty and the Beast Sylvie Courvoisier steps out with

Vocalist VENISSA SANTI Pays Homage to Billie Holiday with Eclectic Interpretations on Big Stuff: Afro-Cuban Holiday


Just what is so special about the vocalastics of Venissa Santi – just what is so singularly unique – is so eminently clear on Big Stuff: Afro-Cuban Holiday, the brilliantly innovative follow-up to her 2009 Sunnyside Records debut, Bienvenida. If

Kim Waters – Silver Soul


The romance continues: urban-jazz saxophonist Kim Waters will mark his 25th year with the release of “Silver Soul” on September 2 The first single, “Dreaming Of You,” is the No. 2 most added radio track this week. New York City

Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio


Jazz saxophonist Melissa Aldana is set to release her first record for Concord Music Group on June 24, 2014. The self-titled album Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio is the first recording of the three band mates together – Aldana, bassist

Diane Monroe & Tony Miceli – Alone Together

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Two of Philadelphia s most revered jazz artists unite for an intimate, exploratory duo session on Alone Together. Violinist Diane Monroe and vibraphonist Tony Miceli have been playing together since the mid-’80s, and the fruits of that three-decade relationship are

Michael Carvin Experience – Flash Forward


Having played with many of the jazz giants in his impressive career (Dizzy Gillespie, Dexter Gordon, Freddie Hubbard & more), master drummer Michael Carvin taps into a new generation of young, international talent to form his quartet, Michael Carvin Experience.

Zara McFarlane – Move (Atjazz Remix)


‘Move’ was released digitally on the July 14th and is the third single from Zara McFarlane’s highly acclaimed second album ‘If You Knew Her’. Her instantly recognisable voice is truly on show as her vocal acrobatics stretch across both her

Walt Weiskopf – Overdrive


Bold, soulful sounds from tenorist Walt Weiskopf – a player who not only really knows his place as a soloist, but who also comes across as a great leader on a date like this! The whole group’s got a focus

Noah Garabedian – Big Butter And The Eggmen

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In demand sideman, bassist/composer Noah Garabedian, who has worked with the likes of Ravi Coltrane, Josh Roseman, Ralph Alessi, Andrew D’Angelo, Myron Walden, Nir Felder, Julian Waterfall Pollack and The Amigos Band, is happy to announce his debut recording as

Roxanna – Exotica

Roxanna – Exotica

“Music should bring pleasure, it should be elegant and relaxing. It’s all about friendship, pleasure, romance, love, and beauty.”  This philosophy voiced by the beautiful emerging vocalist Roxanna must have played a huge part in producer Mark Portmann’s decision to