Jazz

Jun Xiao, I Love Mathematics #1

December 25, 2017 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Jun Xiao is a jazz guitarist and composer from Dali, Yunnan Province in China. He is a D’Addario Artist and Corbin Artist and holds a bachelor’s degree from the Shanghai Conservatory and […]

Crossover Jazz

Carolyn Lee Jones, In A Long White Room

December 25, 2017 admin 1

by Ferell Aubre Vocalist Carolyn Lee Jones offers a sophisticated take on classic pop tunes on her latest offering In a Long White Room, brimming with classic songs like “Moondance,” which is give a Latin […]

Jazz

the Eyal Vilner Big Band, Hanukkah

December 18, 2017 admin 0

by:  Sylvannia Garutch In the spirit of holiday traditions, the Eyal Vilner Big Band has put together a historic, yet modern take on the Hanukkah season. Vilner, a New York based, Israeli born altoist and […]

Rock Jazz

Jimmy Chamberlin Complex, The Parable

December 2, 2017 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre When famed Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin quit, or was fired from the Smashing Pumpkins in 2009, he focused his attention on the Jimmy Chamberlin Complex. The result has been good with […]

Jazz

John Beasley, MONK’estra, Vol. 2

October 27, 2017 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch The legendary bandleader Thelonious Monk was known to leave his piano chair mid-performance and perform impassioned dances on the band stand, because of the sheer joy and freedom the music made him […]

Jazz

Dave Bennett, Blood Moon

October 25, 2017 admin 1

by Sylvannia Garutch Multi-instrument phenomenon, Dave Bennett is a clarinet virtuoso who also plays electric guitar, piano, drums and sings. Entirely self-taught, he began playing along with Benny Goodman records at age 10, and by […]

Latin

Ron Francis Blake, Assimilation

October 17, 2017 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre Latin music is on an upswing as of late, thankfully. Rhythmically, Latin jazz has a lot to offer, but it is also about the deeper connection that the musicians portray when playing […]