Jazz

Robert Kennedy, Closer to Home

August 9, 2018 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke Robert Kennedy grew up in the deep south, where jazz has a long-standing history of producing soulful artists with a swinging attitude, dripping with gospel overtones.  Kennedy is a Hammond organist and […]

Jazz

Sam Anning, Across A Field As Vast As One

July 10, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Originally from Fremantle WA, Sam Anning is a bassist and composer that relocated to Melbourne, Australia, and has become an internationally sought-after bassist. Whilst undertaking a Bachelor of Jazz (Performance) degree at […]

Jazz

Ben Geyer, The Acadian Orogeny

July 2, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Ben Geyer is a pianist and composer that offers a great depth to his unaffected composing style. Pure in his playing technique Geyer’s second album The Acadian Orogeny (2018) features original compositions […]

Jazz

Flying Horse Big Band, The Bat Swings

June 28, 2018 admin 0

by Nolan DeBuke Citizens! The pride of Central Florida is at it again with The Bat Swings!  A wonderfully conceived album with the show’s incidental music composed by Nelson Riddle for the classic 60’s series […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]