Michal Martyniuk, Nothing to Prove

Jazz
June 22, 2018 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 [...]

Joshua Redman, Still Dreaming

Jazz
June 16, 2018 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, [...]
Jazz

New England Jazz Ensemble, Peter and the Wolf

May 28, 2018 0
by Sylvannia Garutch “Peter and the Wolf” is given a new feel of swing that arranges the characters (played by the various instruments and specific melodies) into a big band style that flows, but most [...]
Jazz

Christian Sands, Reach Further

May 22, 2018 0
by Ferell Aubre Christian Sands is back with the latest endeavor of his creative piano storytelling, with the follow up to his 2017 release, Reach.  His new album is aptly titled Reach Further. The hard [...]
Electronic Jazz

RK Dawkins, The Journey

April 20, 2018 0
by Nolan DeBuke RK Dawkins album is entitled Journey, a kaleidoscope of sounds, rhythms and grooves that are sure to soothe your soul and excite the music lover in you.  So, who is RK Dawkins?  [...]

Jazz Requests

Jazz

Michal Martyniuk, Nothing to Prove

June 22, 2018 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 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, […]

Jazz

New England Jazz Ensemble, Peter and the Wolf

May 28, 2018 0

by Sylvannia Garutch “Peter and the Wolf” is given a new feel of swing that arranges the characters (played by the various instruments and specific melodies) into a big band style that flows, but most […]

Fusioneers

  • by Sylvannia Garutch Kamasi Washington burst onto the scene with the success of his album Epic in 2015 on Brainfeeder, you could not pick up a magazine without seeing him adorn the front cover. In [...]
  • Brian Hudson, Next Level

    February 11, 2018 0
    by Ferell Aubre What I like most about fusion is the raucous energy it creates. Most players involved in the genre have a rock background that lends itself to some pretty grooving and cutting-edge jazz [...]
  • Adam Rogers, DICE

    July 23, 2017 0
    by Sylvannia Garutch What would a jazz guitar player sound like if he/she was born and raised in the jazz capital of the world, New York City? Would access to world class teachers, players, concerts [...]
  • 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 [...]

Word Up

Crossover Jazz

Shawn Thwaites Rebel Quartet, New Life

May 30, 2017 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 […]

Latin

Daymé Arocena, Cubafonía

May 5, 2017 0

by Ferell Aubre Since Celina Gonzalez, no singer has been hailed the ‘Queen of Cuban music’. She’s a follower of the Afro-Cuban Santería faith, and her best material echoes the African-influenced religious chanting she has […]

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Jazz

Michal Martyniuk, Nothing to Prove

June 22, 2018 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 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, […]

Jazz

New England Jazz Ensemble, Peter and the Wolf

May 28, 2018 0

by Sylvannia Garutch “Peter and the Wolf” is given a new feel of swing that arranges the characters (played by the various instruments and specific melodies) into a big band style that flows, but most […]