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 […]

Fusioneers

Jonathan Scales Fourchestra, Pillar

September 26, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Bringing the steel pan instrument into the twenty-first century Jonathan Scales is the cream rising to the top. His innovative approach to his instrument and composing is redefining and challenging traditional expectations […]

Crossover Jazz

Shake Stew, Rise and Rise Again

September 19, 2018 admin 0

by Sylvannia Garutch Hailing from Austria is a band that is as unique as it is musical. Lead by bassist and composer Lukas Kranzelbinder, Shake Stew is Austria‘s shining export. The unique septet is back […]

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 […]

World

Melodic Intersect, Looking Forward

July 11, 2017 admin 1

by R.G. The tradition of what Melodic Interest creates on Looking Forward is an exploration in a colorful, rather artistic manner; where we the listener find something unusual; even new, as it leans rather heavily […]

Latin

Daymé Arocena, Cubafonía

May 5, 2017 admin 0

by Ferell Aubre Since Celina Gonzalez, no singer has been hailed the ‘Queen of Cuban music’. She’s a follower of the Afro-Cuban Santería faith, and her best material echoes the African-influenced religious chanting she has […]