JAZZIZ: Jeff Coffin & Dream Shanti’s “Music In Our Dreams” is One of Ten New Albums You Need to Know!

July 5, 2019Features, Press Reel

Matt Micucci, Jazziz Saxophonist Jeff Coffin’s Music in Our Dreams is a real musical wonderland of sonic explorations and groove, and the result of a collaboration between some of the finest musicians from the Eastern and Western hemispheres. By way of its innovative compositions, it presents music that honors both the richness of Indian classical and jazz, … Read More

VOCAL CD OF THE MONTH: Jazz Station Features Lauren Desberg’s “Out for Delivery”

July 2, 2019Features, Press Reel

Arnaldo DeSouteiro, Jazz Station Vocal CD of the Month Lauren Desberg: “Out For Delivery” Rating: **** What a thrilling, highly creative and surprising concept album! Produced by Drew Ofthe Drew and Will Wells, “Out For Delivery” is brought to fruition by the gene-defying songstress Lauren Desberg and some of today’s leading contemporary jazz musicians: saxophonist … Read More

NEW JAZZ ADDS: WTJU Features Michael Eaton’s “Dialogical”

June 18, 2019Features, Press Reel

Dave Rogers, WTJU Tenor and soprano saxophonist Michael Eaton offers this session with other voices in the “dialogical” which is defined as  “thinking that involves a dialogue or extended exchange between different points of view or frames of reference”. (http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/glossary-of-critical-thinking-terms/496). These performances are fascinating and often delightful. Eaton’s quartet features Brad Whiteley (piano), Daniel Ori … Read More

TAKE FIVE: Roxy Coss Featured on WBGO’s Take Five

June 16, 2019Features, Press Reel

by Nate Chinen, WBGO Roxy Coss, “Don’t Cross the Coss” Speaking of strong voices on the tenor saxophone, Roxy Coss recently announced a new video album, Quintet, to be released by Outside In Music on Aug. 23. The quintet in question is a corker, with Coss on tenor, Alex Wintz on guitar, Miki Yamanaka on piano, Rick Rosato on … Read More

FEATURE: Vivian Sessoms Interviewed by Jazziz.com

June 12, 2019Features, Interviews, Press Reel

Q&A, Vivian Sessoms: Songs in the Key of Life by MATT MICUCCI, JAZZIZ Singer/songwriter Vivian Sessoms’ new album, Life II, is out now via Ropeadope Records. This 12-track collection of originals and interpretations of songs by such artists as The Fixx and Stevie Wonder is a companion piece to Life I, released last November, through which she tells … Read More