Jazz Caribe Reviews ‘Siren Songs’!

May 13, 2016Features, Reviews

Jackie Gage in concert with her new album “Siren Songs” by Luis Raul Montell, Jazz Caribe “Jackie Gage shows her charm not only singing but composing. Jazz romantic ballad; sentimental with the familiar theme of the legendary Mongo Santamaria“Afro Blue”are part of the selection provided by the Miss Gage on this debut album” – Luis Raul Montell, Jazz Caribe The … Read More

Brandee Younger Featured in the Village Voice!

May 10, 2016Features

Winding Up: Alternative Harpist Brandee Younger Leaps Into Uncharted Territory BY RAJUL PUNJABI, Village Voice Somewhere beyond the fairy forests and angel wings that harp music traditionally evokes lies Brandee Younger’s rebellion. She’s classically trained, but a typical week for her is more likely to include a jazz jam session one night and a hip-hop … Read More

Jonathan Greenstein Reviewed on Jazz Weekly

May 9, 2016Reviews

by George Harris, Jazz Weekly It used to be considered a full album when an artist put together six jazz songs. Is the Blue Note label now a catalogue of eps? Anyway, these six songs by saxist Jonathan Greenstein have him teamed up with Gilad Hekselman/g, Mrk Whitfield Jr/dr, Or Bareket/b and Victor Gould/p. He’s … Read More

Vocalist and Composer Sivan Arbel Announces Debut Album “Broken Lines” to be released June 1

May 4, 2016Special Announcement

Vocalist and composer Sivan Arbel is proud to announce the June 1st release of her debut album “Broken Lines”. With her debut, Arbel breaks the mold with angular yet beautiful melodies, sophisticated arrangements and emotionally charged lyrics that bring listeners on an unforgettable journey into a new realm of contemporary jazz.  Born and raised in … Read More

Zane Rodulfo featured in May/June issue of Caribbean Beat!

May 4, 2016Reviews

Caribbean Playlist (May/June 2016) Selections for your listening pleasure by Nigel Campbell | Issue 139 (May/June 2016) Caribbean Roots — Anthony Joseph (Strut/Heavenly Sweetness) “Performance poet” and “spoken word artist” are two descriptives to reference UK-based Trinidadian Anthony Joseph as an entertainer. “Creole griot” is another. On this, his second full-length album away from his organically funky … Read More

Shunzo Ohno’s ‘ReNew’ reviewed by Raul da Gama

May 3, 2016Reviews

by Raul da Gama, Jazz da Gama The renowned Japanese musician and trumpeter Shunzo Ohno has celebrated life in extraordinary ways both in his native Japan as well as in the US – first with Art Blakey, then with Machito and also with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and Buster Williams, John Patitucci and a slew … Read More

Triptych: Zach Brock, Matt Ulery, Jon Deitemyer live at the Chicago Jazz String Summit, 5/7

May 1, 2016Event Announcement

Triptych: Zach Brock, Matt Ulery, Jon Deitemyer Chicago Jazz String Summit May 7, 8:30 PM, $15  Triptych, featuring Zach Brock, Matt Ulery and Jon Deitemyer is proud to perform at the Chicago Jazz String Summit on Saturday, May 7 at 8:30 PM at Constellation, located at 3111 Western Ave, Chicago IL 60618. Tickets are available at www.constellation-chicago.com. Also performing that evening will be Trio Amgydala and James Sanders’ … Read More