Jazz

Kenny Carr, Departure

February 4, 2019 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre Guitarist Kenny Carr has enjoyed a varied career.  Carr attended Berklee College of Music in Boston. In his final year he got the call to audition for Ray Charles. Carr toured worldwide […]

Jazz

Coalescence, Coalescence 2

January 22, 2019 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke There is always something special when a group of musicians who happen to be good friends also form collaborative projects in music. Such is the case with the group Coalescence, which also […]

Jazz

Roger Beaujolais Italian Trio, Barba Lunga

January 17, 2019 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Barba Lunga is the 20th album by Roger Beaujolais.  What is so fascinating about Beaujolais is he is a self-taught English vibraphonist. Beaujolais became well known for his work with the Chevalier […]

Jazz

Enric Peidro, Keep That Swing in Your Soul

January 11, 2019 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Tenor saxophonist, Enric Peidro is a self-taught musician.  He began his journey of becoming a professional musician at age fourteen. Peidro’s sound and phrasing are deeply rooted in the swing-era, and he […]

Latin

Adaury Mothé, Dois Amigos

December 25, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Pianist, composer and arranger Adaury Mothé launches Dois Amigos (Sputnik Phonograms), his debut CD which presents a unique authorial repertoire pacing with samba jazz, choro, ijexá, among other styles. The work reflects […]

World

Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius & Heard, Flyway

December 20, 2018 admin 1

by Ferell Aubre Multi-instrumentalist and leader of the group Heard, Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius grew up in Glens Falls, New York.  She studied piano performance, composition, and ethnomusicology at the University of Washington and Cornish College […]

Jazz

Steve McQuarry, Aire

December 17, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Growing up in Denver Colorado pianist and composer Steve McQuarry was afforded a home filled with his mothers piano playing.  It was this inspiration that led him to study at the Eastman […]

Chamber Jazz

Dan Moretti, Invoke

November 23, 2018 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke Dan Moretti is certainly not a new name to jazz. He has spun countless albums since his early days now culminating into 30 years of spanning discography of seventeen releases as a […]

Jazz

Rudy Royston, Flatbed Buggy

October 30, 2018 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre Rudy Royston was born in the big state of Texas, Ft. Worth in fact, but was raised in the progressive loins of Denver, Colorado. His mother avidly supported the arts and his […]

Crossover Jazz

Sarah Reich, New Change

October 24, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Tap dancing is not a new concept by any stretch of the word, it has been a vital part of music for centuries.  There are several major variations of tap dancing: (jazz) […]