Crossover Jazz

Troy Roberts, Nu-Jive Perspective

September 3, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Every generation there are musicians that standout, those that show a versatility in their playing and offer a robust sound and spark that ignites the listener.  In the saxophone category, two such […]

Crossover Jazz

Nubya Garcia, When We Are

August 27, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Nubya Garcia is a saxophonist, composer and bandleader based in London that is back with her next chapter in her musical unfolding, When We Are. Enabled with the support of the prestigious […]

Jazz

Christian Sands, Facing Dragons

August 21, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Born in 1989, pianist Christian Sands grew up in New Haven, Connecticut, and later moved to the nearby Orange. He started playing the piano at a very young age and took lessons […]

Jazz

Robert Kennedy, Closer to Home

August 9, 2018 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke Robert Kennedy grew up in the deep south, where jazz has a long-standing history of producing soulful artists with a swinging attitude, dripping with gospel overtones.  Kennedy is a Hammond organist and […]

Fusioneers

Al Di Meola, Elegant Gypsy & More (Live)

August 1, 2018 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre Guitarist and composer Al Di Meola has established himself as one of the major guitarist in the jazz fusion genre. Starting in the early 70s Di Meola started to build his reputation […]

Jazz

Sam Anning, Across A Field As Vast As One

July 10, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Originally from Fremantle WA, Sam Anning is a bassist and composer that relocated to Melbourne, Australia, and has become an internationally sought-after bassist. Whilst undertaking a Bachelor of Jazz (Performance) degree at […]

Jazz

Ben Geyer, The Acadian Orogeny

July 2, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Ben Geyer is a pianist and composer that offers a great depth to his unaffected composing style. Pure in his playing technique Geyer’s second album The Acadian Orogeny (2018) features original compositions […]

Jazz

Flying Horse Big Band, The Bat Swings

June 28, 2018 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke Citizens! The pride of Central Florida is at it again with The Bat Swings!  A wonderfully conceived album with the show’s incidental music composed by Nelson Riddle for the classic 60’s series […]

Jazz

Michal Martyniuk, Nothing to Prove

June 22, 2018 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre Polish born pianist and keyboardist Michal Martyniuk is no stranger to the Auckland music scene.  Based in New Zealand since 2007, he holds a degree in Jazz Performance from Auckland University. Michal’s […]

Jazz

Joshua Redman, Still Dreaming

June 16, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Joshua Redman has a new album out entitled Still Dreaming a welcomed addition to the jazz fabric, especially in the saxophone idiom of jazz. Joined by drummer Brian Blade, bassist Scott Colley, […]