Susan Frances

Susan’s Contributions


01/04/10    Albums

The Bruce Swaim Quartet

The Bruce Swaim Quartet tools around with everything from nostalgic swing to modern house-bop and plush romantic-jazz interludes on the band’s self-released recording Lucky Strikes. Recorded at Foxhaven Studios in Olney, Maryland and produced by the band’s...


01/03/10    Albums

Vivian Male

Album review of Vivian Male's CD, Our Day Will Come


01/02/10    Albums

Charles Evans and Neil Shah

Oscillating between complex formations and sparse arrangements, saxophonist Charles Evans and pianist Neil Shah display a symbiotic relationship that veers into the domains of the enigmatic, the abstract and the harmonically obscure on their latest recording...


01/02/10    Albums

Kat Parra

Album review of Kar Parra's CD. Dos Amantes


01/01/10    Albums

RG Royal Sound Orchestra

Album review of RG Royal Sound Orchestra's CD, Impact


01/01/10    Albums

Charlie Apicella & Iron City

Album review of Iron City's CD, Sparks


01/01/10    Albums


Album review of Empirical's CD, Out 'N' In


01/01/10    Albums

Mark Moultrup

Album review of Mark Moultrup's CD, Dar Cho


01/01/10    Albums

Gabriel Riesco Project

Album review of the Gabriel Riesco Project's CD, Sculptures In Time


12/31/09    Albums

Ken Greves

Album review of Ken Greves' CD, The Face Of My Love


12/31/09    Albums

Mostly Other People Do The Killing

Album review of Mostly Other People Do The Killing's CD, Forty Fort


12/30/09    Albums

It’s Time For U
Ulysses Owens, Jr.

Album review for Ulysses Owens, Jr.'s CD, It's Time For U


12/27/09    Albums

Purple Butterfly
Daniela Schachter

Singer-songwriter-pianist Daniela Schachter conjures up a Bordeaux-flavored jazz on her third release Purple Butterfly with songs befitting for wine room ambiences and social gatherings. The Sicilian-born, New York-based artist possesses a vocal adroitness...


12/21/09    Albums

Antoinette Montague

Album review of Antoinette Montague's CD, Behind The Smile


12/21/09    Albums

Art Sherrod, Jr.

Album review of Art Sherrod, Jr.'s CD, Seasons


12/20/09    Albums

Justin Young

Saxophonist Justin Young treats fans to a delightful repertoire of holiday tunes fraught with smooth jazz grooves and contemporary candlelight pop on his recording Home For The Holidays. Bundled in luxuriating boughs of saxophone swirls and wreathe in attractive...

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About Susan Frances


Susan Frances joined the JazzTimes community on Mar 30, 2009