Jazz Quad Reviews Lupa Santiago & Anders Vestergård‘s “Inside Turnabout”

December 27, 2017Features, Reviews

Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Продолжаем с интересом наблюдать за коллаборациями бразильского гитариста Лупы Сантьяго с европейскими партнерами. В прошлом году на сайте рецезировался альбом Ubuntu, который квартет Сантьяго записал в содружестве с австрийским тромбонистом Эдом Ноймейстером. Там более подробно говорилось и о творческом пути Лупы Сантьяго, музыканта с очень солидным послужным списком, играющим пост-боповый мэйнстрим, … Read More

All About Jazz Reviews Rob Schneiderman’s “Tone Twister”

December 20, 2017Features, Reviews

Geannine Reid, All About Jazz Pianist and composer Rob Schneiderman has returned after a hiatus of over a decade, released in September on Tone Twister, we find him leading a swinging quintet. The lineup is; tenor saxophonist Ralph Moore, bassist Gerald Cannon, drummer Pete Van Nostrand, and trumpeter Brian Lynch, who produced the album. The … Read More

Musical Memoirs Blog Features Emma Frank’s “Ocean Av”

December 4, 2017Features, Reviews

Dee Dee McNeil, Musical Memoirs Blog If you are listening for a unique and whispery voice, with a resoundingly original style and the gift of composer skills, may I suggest you take a listen to Emma Frank. She has composed, co-arranged and sung all of the compositions on this production. Beginning with “Magnolia” a song … Read More

Jazz Trail Reviews MAE.SUN’s “Vol 1: Inter-be”

December 1, 2017Features, Reviews

Filipe Freitas, Jazz Trail Vol.1-Inter-be marks the debut of Mae.Sun, a New York-based eclectic group led by the clear-pitched soprano saxophonist Hailey Niswanger, a Berklee-graduate who makes a bold move here in comparison with her previous three albums as a leader. The adroit sextet, whose other members include vibraphonist Nikara Warren, guitarist Andrew Renfroe, keyboardist Axel … Read More