Review by Stacey Zering Award-winning drummer and composer Marcello Pellitteri created a melancholic masterpiece in his new album "Acceptance." Dedicated to his late daughter Veronica, who passed away two years ago, this record is filled with poignant emotion...
10/22/16 Community Articles
Mark Harvey and his acclaimed Aardvark Jazz Orchestra mark the upcoming election with Jazz, Politics, and Ellingtonian Eloquence, November 5 at 8 pm, MIT Killian Hall, Cambridge MA. Rarities by Ellington, originals by Harvey, including No Walls.
10/19/16 Community Articles
Cuban pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa dazzled the audience with his amazing performance at Chris’ Jazz Café on Saturday evening. His band included his brother Ruy Adrián López-Nussa on drums, vocals and piano and Senegalese bassist and vocalist Alune Wade. From...
Etchings in Amber is Natalie Cressman’s third album. And nothing could have prepared us for what we hear on this endearing, charming, and utterly surprising album.
10/17/16 Community Articles
"Poeta", the new album by the renowned Italian clarinettist Luca Luciano based in London, is now available on Soundset Recordings USA.
A new jazz lover reviews Scofield's "Country For Old Men"
Created and crafted in a former gold smelting cave in Old Lyon (France) with Jean- Luc Briancon, Erik Truffaz , Franck Boutin-Albrand,China Moses and many more all donating there enlightened soul's to this stunning album.
The clarinet of Benjamin Weidekamp lurks and emphasizes with its sound lines the thematic furrow, with the piano of Philip Zoubek, the complimentary impressionism, altering his diction in accents that enhance, at the same time, the pulse of Christian Weber...
The title describes this disc. This is a live in the studio recording from Seattle of a guitar and clarinet led quartet that makes music with subtle, understated grooves. Rik Wright often picks out serpentine, exotic lines over hypnotic bass and drum patterns...
Review by Stacey Zering Jazz guitarist Kevin Brunkhorst's new album "Otherwise" is impressively unified, like a well-written novel with no plot holes. The musical story is coherent and laid out beautifully. Brunkhorst takes listeners by the hand on a musical...
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