REVIEW: All About Jazz Includes Keri Johnsrud in “Seven Women 2018 – Part VI” Feature

June 18, 2018Features, Reviews

C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz It would be hard to identify a more fitting musical talent whom to honor than Fred Rogers. Chicago-area vocalist Keri Johnsrud joins forces with a piano trio led by pianist Kevin Bales with the rhythm section of bassist and vocalist Billy Thornton and drummerMarlon Patton. The repertoire is all of Fred Rogers, who, for 35 … Read More

Bass Musician Magazine Includes the Release of Adi Meyerson’s “Where We Stand”

June 13, 2018Features

Valery Amador, Bass Musician Magazine Alongside the distinct stylings of special guest vocalist and guitarist Camila Meza, Where We Stand features stalwart tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm, trumpeter Freddie Hendrix, pianist Mike King and drummer Kush Abadey. Where We Stand, signified by the title track, and as a whole, represents times of uncertainty and change. Through this dynamic music, Meyerson displays how these particular moments, … Read More

REVIEW: Russia’s Jazz Quad Reviews Flavio Silva’s “Break Free”

June 11, 2018Features, Reviews

Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Break Free – второй альбом молодого бразильского гитариста и композитора Флавио Сильвы. Этот музыкант начинал работать в джазе у себя на родине, а затем продолжил карьеру в Нью-Йорке, где его ментором стал такой известный джамен, как саксофонист Антонио Харт, сегодня очень высоко оценивающий талант Сильвы. Флавио играет в ведущих клубах Нью-Йорка, … Read More

INTERVIEW: Keri Johnsrud and Kevin Bales Chat to SDPB about Celebrating the Legacy of Fred Rogers on their Latest Album

June 7, 2018Features, Radio/Podcasts

Karl Gehrke, SDPB Listen here. Although Fred Rogers died in 2003, he’s been getting plenty of attention lately. This year marks the 90th anniversary of his birth and the 50th anniversary of his long-running children’s public television program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.  A new film documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor, opens at select theaters on Friday. And later this summer … Read More