JAZZIZ: Wonderment (Zach Brock/Matt Ulery/Jon Deitemyer) is one of Ten New Albums you Need to Know!

July 5, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

Matt Micucci, Jazziz Violinist Zach Brock, bassist Matt Ulery and drummer Jon Deitemyer first played together in Chicago in 2005. Despite their almost 15-year musical relationship, they had only ever recorded one track as a trio – on Ulery’s 2014 LP In the Ivory – until now. Wonderment marks the debut full-length album of Brock, Ulery and Deitemyer … Read More

REVIEW: Tim Haldeman’s “Open Water As a Child” Reviewed by Musical Memoirs

July 4, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Dee Dee McNeil, Musical Memoirs Tim Halderman, tenor saxophone/piano/flute/composer/arranger; John Goode, words/vocals; Dan Bennett, alto saxophone; Justin Walter, trumpet; Jordan Schug, cello; Jonathan Taylor, drums; Ben Willis, bass. A tentative piano solo opens the first cut and then the poetry begins. Poet, John Goode is featured and this entirely original composed and arranged music … Read More

REVIEW: Michael Eaton: Dialogical Reviewed by JazzTimes

July 4, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: David Whiteis, JazzTimes “Serious play” may be a cliché by now, but it exemplifies the spirit that dances through this set.  Apropos to the title, the emphasis is on mutuality: unison melody lines dissolving into contrapuntal interplay (both improvised and otherwise); shifting time signatures (often juxtaposed against one another); abrupt alterations in voicing. The … Read More

REVIEW: Micheal Eaton: Dialogical Reviewed by All About Jazz

July 3, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Troy Dostert, All About Jazz A saxophonist and composer with uncommon ambition, Michael Eaton seems to recognize no limits whatsoever on his craft. He’s played in virtually every style imaginable: free improvisation, Latin jazz, post-bop, classical, reggae and rock, just to scratch the surface—and he keeps company with a cross-section of today’s cutting-edge players, … Read More

REVIEW: Lauren Desberg’s Out For Delivery Named “Vocal CD of the Month” by Jazz Station

July 3, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: 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 Of the 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 … Read More