REVIEW: All About Jazz Reviews Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, And…Music For Nine Improvisers”

August 6, 2018Features, Reviews

Jerome Wilson, All About Jazz The Compass Players was a legendary theatrical ensemble in Chicago whose members developed several improvisational games to stimulate their creative instincts. One of these was called “Yes, and…” where one person would start telling a story and everyone who followed would have to continue the story however they wished from … Read More

REVIEW: Russia’s Jazz Quad Reviews Anthony Fung’s “Flashpoint”

August 6, 2018Features, Reviews

Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Канадский барабанщик с азиатскими корнями Энтони Фанг родился в городе Ричмонд Хилл, Онтарио. Впервые за ударную установку он сел в десятилетнем возрасте, а джазовое образование получал на родине этой музыки, в таких престижных центрах, как Беркли и Институт джаза им. Телониуса Монка. У него были прекрасные учителя: Данило Перес в Беркли … Read More

FEATURE: Jazziz Features Don Braden’s “Can’t Hide Love” from Latest Album “Earth Wind and Wonder”

August 1, 2018Features, Reviews

Brian Zimmerman, Jazziz Saxophonist Don Braden has made it his career mission to prove there’s no final page in his Great American Songbook. Rather, it’s a tome that keeps expanding, welcoming new composers and new songs with each passing year. Braden’s own genre-spanning recordings are a testament to that point. They’re full of recognizable tunes by … Read More

REVIEW: Textura Reviews Flavio Silva’s “Break Free”

August 1, 2018Features, Reviews

Ron Schepper, Textura Flavio Silva’s physique suggests he could play defensive tackle for an NFL team were he so inclined, which makes his lightness of touch on the guitar all the more striking. The Brazilian native eschews distortion and high-decibel shredding for delicacy and restraint on his self-released Break Free, which features seven originals and a … Read More