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Electronic Jazz

KALI Trio, Loom Review

KALI Trio, Loom Review by:  Ferell Aubre KALI Trio is a Swiss-based band comprised of Raphael Loher (piano), Urs Mülller (guitar), and Nicolas Stocker (drums). The trio creates music as a cooperative, with every member […]

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Crossover Jazz

Shawn Maxwell, Millstream Review

Shawn Maxwell, Millstream Review by Nolan DeBuke Saxophonist and composer Shawn Maxwell is releasing his album Millstream on the Jazzline record label. The Chicago-based musician describes the eleven tracks on the album, “Jackie McLean and Cannonball Adderley […]

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Jazz

Meraki, Meraki Review

Meraki, Meraki Review by Nolan DeBuke Jacky Naylor is a North Yorkshire-born composer and pianist and the leader of the jazz trio Meraki. Meraki (μεράκι) is the Greek concept for ‘the creativity or love you put into […]

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Crossover Jazz

GoGo Penguin Review

GoGo Penguin Review by Ferell Aubre GoGo Penguin is a Manchester-based leftfield piano trio comprised of pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka and drummer Rob Turner. Their music is a mix of jazz with rock, minimalism, […]

Crossover Jazz

Althea René, Flawsome

by Ferell Aubre Flutist Althea René hails originally from the heart of Detroit, Michigan. She started her exploration of music at the fledgling age of four.  Her formal studies included classical music while attending Howard […]

Crossover Jazz

Jamie Cullum, Taller

by Nolan DeBuke Five years in the making Jamie Cullum is back with a new album Taller, set to release June 7th with Blue Note Records in the U.S., and Island Records elsewhere. This is […]