Jazz

Michal Martyniuk, Nothing to Prove

June 22, 2018 admin 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 admin 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

Christian Sands, Reach Further

May 22, 2018 admin 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 admin 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?  […]

Crossover Jazz

Kamasi Washington, Heaven and Earth

April 18, 2018 admin 0

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 […]

Latin

Veronneau, Love & Surrender

April 16, 2018 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre Infectious, harmonious, inviting and alluring – just some of the adjectives that describe the lovely Brazilian infused Veronneau.  Adorned by the supple and versatile vocals of Lynn Veronneau the bands namesake, and […]

Jazz

Andrew Gould, First Things First

April 2, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch A new face on the jazz scene has just emerged with a strong sense of confidence within his playing and sensibility within the jazz idiom.  Is there youthfulness within his playing, of […]

Jazz

Perry Smith, New Angle

March 2, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Guitarist and composer Perry Smith is originally from California, but now calls Brooklyn New York his home. Smith received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Flora L. Thornton School of Music […]

Rock Jazz

Brian Hudson, Next Level

February 11, 2018 admin 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 […]