REVIEW: Jazziz Reviews Sam Javitch’s “People and Places”

September 6, 2018Features, Reviews

Jon Garelick, Jazziz Among the signature legacies of hard-bop is its tunefulness – even casual fans can hum a riff or two from “Walkin’” or “Moanin’” or “Blues March”. pianist Sam Javitch’s second album People and Places reminds listeners that hooky songwriting is still a rare commodity in jazz, not only among avant-garde experimenters but … Read More

REVIEW: SUONO (Italy) Reviews Scott Petito’s “Rainbow Gravity”

September 6, 2018Features, Reviews

Daniele Camerlengo, SUONO L’innata propensione al divenire cercando o costruendo percorsi affini o parallelamente distanti verso l’interezza madre, la forma genitrice che contamina le vite ed i loro movimenti verso l’infinito ed oltre ciò che esso può rappresentare negli umori densi dell’universo. Il trasporto in questi spazi nuovi e di infinita interazione è l’esperire umano … Read More

REVIEW: Downbeat Reviews Spanish Harlem Orchestra’s “Anniversary”

September 4, 2018Features, Reviews

Bobby Reed, Downbeat Salsa fans can’t go wrong with the Spanish Harlem Orchestra. the Grammy-winning band, which was founded 15 years ago, marks the milestone with its sixth album, the aptly titled Anniversary. Led by pianist, composer and arranger Oscar Hernandez, this salsa powerhouse presents a generous, 68-minute program that highlights the compositions of its … Read More

TRACK PREMIERE: Revive Music Premieres “Gingerbread Boy” Off Henry Conerway III’s Debut Album ‘With Pride For Dignity’ – OUT TODAY!

September 4, 2018Features, Premiere, Reviews

DanMichael Reyes, Revive Music Premiere: Henry Conerway III Reinterprets Jimmy Heath Classic “Gingerbread Boy” Off Forthcoming ‘With Pride For Dignity’ Album Detroit-native Henry Conerway III released his debut album With Pride For Dignity today. Backed by pianist Kenny Banks Jr. and bassist Kevin Smith, the forthcoming 8-track album features Conerway’s brilliance as a composer with compelling original material like “Carvin’s Agreement” (named … Read More

REVIEW: Jazz Trail Reviews Jeff Siegel’s “London Live”

September 3, 2018Features, Reviews

Filipe Freitas, Jazz Trail Drummer Jeff ‘Siege’ Siegel, a sculptor of rhythm with a tendency to spiritual post-bop and gospel-inflected modalism, showcases London Live, an 8-track album recorded at the Pizza Express Jazz Club on the last night of a 2010 European quartet tour. The band features habitual co-workers Erica Lindsay on tenor saxophone and Francesca … Read More