Jazz Quad Reviews ‘Ubuntu’ from Lupa Santiago

September 15, 2016Reviews

by Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Большинство любителей воспринимает бразильский джаз сквозь призму ритмов самбы и босановы и никак иначе. Я, грешный, тоже во многом подвержен этому стереотипу. Просто, другой бразильский джаз слушать приходиться крайне редко. Но вот альбом Ubuntu – как раз такой случай. Бразильский гитарист Лупа Сантьяго – опытнейший музыкант, достаточно сказать, что Ubuntu … Read More

Lupa Santiago is Reviewed on Midwest Record

September 15, 2016Reviews

by Chris Spector, Midwest Record The Brazilian guitarist sets his ear toward Africa and even though this date doesn’t have a sax on it, the vibe and attitude feels like something you could expect from Paul Winter (there is a trombone–but it’s really not the same). Recorded with some urgency because of the players various … Read More

The Chimes features Scott Tixier’s ‘Cosmic Adventure’

September 14, 2016Features

Scott Tixier Secures His Legacy by Maxwell Heilman, The Chimes With Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Frank Sinatra and countless other musicians releasing legendary music since the genre’s beginning, even someone who knows nothing about jazz associates saxophones, trumpets and baritone singers with it. This provides violinist Scott Tixier automatic interest by playing his traditionally classical … Read More

Jazz da Gama Round Up: Matt Ulery, Scott Tixier and Fabrizio Sotti

September 13, 2016Reviews

by Raul da Gama, Jazz da Gama Matt Ulery’s Loom/Large: Festival Every Matt Ulery performance, live or recorded, is an event. It’s like reading JD Salinger, or watching Ingmar Bergman films, complete with their neurotic tenderness, and the delicate framing and sense of colour of Sven Nykvist. His flamboyant recording, Music Box Ballerina was a thrillingly opulent … Read More

Lilan Kane Returns to the Stage in Marin County 10/23!

September 13, 2016Event Announcement

LILAN KANE With Erin Honeywell October 23, 7:00 PM Sweetwater Music Hall “Lilan Kane sounds like she’s ready for pop stardom.” – Paul Liberatore, Marin Independent Journal Sweetwater Music Hall, located at 19 Corte Madera Ave in Mill Valley, CA 94941 is pleased to announce Lilan Kane with Erin Honeywell on Sunday, October 23 at … Read More

Sivan Arbel Reviewed by Woody Wilson

September 12, 2016Reviews

by Woody Wilson, The Jazz Writer International flavor is what Sivan Arbel brings to listeners with Broken Lines (2016). The Israeli born songwriter and vocalist says the music is inspired by people and experiences she has encountered. Performing with Arbel are Shai Portugaly, piano; Nadav Shapira, bass; Yogev Gabay, drums; Ron Warburg, trumpet; Jack Sheehan, alto saxophone; … Read More

Lupa Santiago Receives Four Stars on All About Jazz

September 8, 2016Reviews

by James Nadal, All About Jazz The Brazilian jazz scene has undergone subtle but noticeable changes, as many Brazilian musicians continue to travel, tour, and study abroad, returning with applicable innovative ideas. Expanding beyond the customary bossa and samba boundaries, the music is encompassing global influences with impressive results. Guitarist Lupa Santiago is the embodiment … Read More

Scott Tixier is in this issue of Argonauta Magazine!

September 7, 2016Reviews

by Roberto Binda, Argonauta Magazine Scott Tixier / Cosmic Adventure (Sunnyside records) CD Scott Tixier negli ultimi anni ha raccolto su di se la stima incondizionata di illustri colleghi, da Marcus Miller a Pat Metheny, fino a due icone del violino Jazz come Mark Feldman e Jean-Luc Ponty che senza mezzi termini l’hanno definito il talento … Read More