3Divas, 3 Divas

August 23, 2017 admin 0

by Roland Freerier Introducing the newest addition to the DIVA family of bands: 3Divas! This super-swingin’ powerhouse trio plays original, traditional, and contemporary standards from all genres of music, with their own unique style, innovative […]


Toni Jannotta, My Little Heart, Ruthie

August 19, 2017 admin 1

By Sylvannia Garutch Toni Jannotta is a dancer, actress, songwriter, vocalist and she has performed in children’s theater, sang in musical theater, and in jazz clubs, including releasing three jazz albums . Her latest project […]


Hudson, Hudson

August 17, 2017 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Drummer Jack DeJohnette has been smacking brass and skin with a jazz beat for eight decades. Always searching for something new, DeJohnette has created yet another group: the collaborative ensemble he calls, […]


Peter Bernstein, Signs LIVE!

August 1, 2017 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Twenty years after guitarist Peter Bernstein released his album Signs of Life with the backing quartet of pianist Brad Mehldau, bassist Christian McBride, and drummer Gregory Hutchinson, Signs LIVE! on Smoke Sessions […]


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, […]


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 […]


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, […]


Ray Lyon, Trinity One Δ

May 10, 2017 admin 0

by Raul da Gama There is absolutely nothing that one should be wary about when embarking on a musical adventure with Ray Lyon. He captains a svelte ship with a crew of three, appropriately entitled […]


Leigh Pilzer, Strunkin’

May 5, 2017 admin 0

by Raul da Gama Every once and awhile a record comes across the critic’s desk that so overwhelms him or her that a long pause for breath is in order. But one has to usually […]


Julphan Tilaportputt, Regards to You II

March 22, 2017 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre It should come as no surprise that some of the most viscerally exciting music should come from parts unknown – not just as far removed as Southern India and Azerbaijan, but more […]