Jazz

The Interplay Jazz Orchestra, On The Sunny Side

April 9, 2019 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre Co-directed by trumpeter Gary Henderson and trombonist Joey Devassy, Long Island, New York’s Interplay Jazz Orchestra performs original compositions and arrangements written by several members of the band, their third full-length album […]

Crossover Jazz

Darrian Ford, New Standards

February 28, 2019 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Darrian Ford is a vocalist who originally hails from Chicago.  His background credits are predominately in theater and television.  He began his professional theater career at age 13 in Oscar Brown Jr’s […]

Jazz

James Austin, Jr., Songs in the Key of Wonder

February 26, 2019 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke James Austin, Jr. is originally from Chicago, he garnered his guidance from a number of legendary musicians, including extensive study with renowned jazz educator, Barry Harris.  Austin received measurable accolades and awards, […]

Fusioneers

Chris Potter, Circuits

February 23, 2019 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Chris Potter was born in Chicago, Illinois, but his family soon moved to Columbia, South Carolina, where he spent his seminal years. Potter showed an early interest in a wide variety of […]

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 […]