Rock Jazz

Quantum Trio, Duality: Particles & Waves

June 22, 2017 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke Quantum trio has magically created a sound that takes the best qualities from: classical music, jazz, avant-garde, and the singable melodies of pop, to form their own unique style. The three musicians […]

Jazz

Flying Horse Big Band, Big Man On Campus

June 21, 2017 admin 0

by Jon Ward The University of Central Florida’s Flying Horse Big Band has just released their eighth album on Flying Horse Records entitled, Big Man On Campus.  Directed by saxophonist, composer and arranger Jeff Rupert, […]

Jazz

Daniel Dickinson, A Gathering Foretold

June 14, 2017 admin 1

by Jon Ward A debut offering with a line-up that features players like; Christian Sands, Michael Dease, Ulysses Owens, Jr., certainly will make you take a second look, but even with this stellar backing cast […]

Avant

Jamie Branch, Fly or Die

June 14, 2017 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke Chicago based trumpeter Jamie Branch is a product of the fertile Chicago jazz scene, as an apt composer and trumpet player Branch is the best of what the city has to offer, […]

Gospel

The Como Mamas, Move Upstairs

June 10, 2017 admin 0

by Jon Ward Gospel, roots trio The Como Mamas, is a Mississippi based group that digs deep into their delta roots. The trio of heavenly voices is Ester Mae Wilbourn, Della Daniels, and Angela Taylor. […]

Rock Jazz

Simon Sammut, Crossing

June 4, 2017 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Born into a musical family, the son of Maltese orchestra conductor, bassist and composer Joseph Sammut, Simon Sammut has taken his years of exploration and culminated them into a weighted project that […]

Jazz

The Fred Hughes Trio, Matrix

May 30, 2017 admin 0

by Raul da Gama There is no substitute with an album full of luscious, no-nonsense swinging music played with fierce dedication to the idiom, unadorned chiseling of classic Jazz tempo; juxtapositioning of rhythm close to, […]

Vocal Jazz

Yvette Moore, Burning in My Heart

May 30, 2017 admin 0

by Roland Freerier Hawaii is a special place and vocalist-songwriter Yvette Moore draws on Hawaii’s energy and musical talent to create an enjoyable project she calls, Burning in My Heart. With eleven songs on the […]

Crossover Jazz

Shawn Thwaites Rebel Quartet, New Life

May 30, 2017 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke Impressions are what we draw when listening to music, how it correlates to the person, the message and what is being said musically.  So, what is the impression drawn here on New […]

Rock Jazz

David Bandman, Burn Notice

May 21, 2017 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch David Bandman’s CD Burn Notice is sure to make more than a ripple in the music world.  This euphonium player has compiled a collection of high-energy jazz/rock/funk on this recording that demonstrates […]