REVIEW: All About Jazz Reviews “Kelly Green Trio: Volume One”

November 8, 2018Features, Press Reel, Reviews

C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz Pianist/composer/vocalist Kelly Green released her debut recording, Life Rearranged (Self Produced, 2017) not so long ago by today’s output standards. On that recording she revealed herself capable of performing in a variety of formats, with a variety of accompanists. Presently, Green provides us the hopefully-entitled Kelly Green Trio, Volume One, tacitly promising more volumes … Read More

REVIEW: New York City Jazz Record Reviews Sam Javitch’s “People and Places”

November 6, 2018Features, Press Reel, Reviews

Marco Cangiano, New York City Jazz Record Following his successful 2014 solo piano debut, Sam Javitch has joined forces with bassist Adrian Moring, drummer Matt Niedbalski and saxophonist Rich Perry to produce a well-balanced CD. The inclusion of the latter, known to jazz aficionados but underrated for larger audiences, is confirmation of Javitch’s excellent taste. … Read More

REVIEW: Musical Memoirs Blog Reviews Gene Ess’ “Apotheosis”

November 6, 2018Features, Press Reel, Reviews

Dee Dee McNeil, Musical Memoirs Blog GENE ESS – “APOTHEOSIS” Simp Label Gene Ess, guitar/synthesizer/composer; Thana Alexa, vocals; Sebastien Ammann, piano; Yasushi Nakamura, bass; Clarence Penn, drums. Jazz is an open door for new and refreshing musicality. I am always in search of new doors to enter and new spaces to explore; spaces that stretch creativity … Read More

FEATURE: Jazz Station Picks Adi Meyerson’s “Where We Stand” as Album of the Month

November 5, 2018Features, Press Reel, Reviews

Arnaldo DeSouteiro, Jazz Station  Instrumental Jazz CD of the Month – “Adi Meyerson: Where We Stand” Instrumental Jazz CD of the Month Adi Meyerson: “Where We Stand” (A:M Records) 2018 Rating: ***** (music performance & sonic quality) All tracks composed by Adi Meyerson Recorded, mixed & mastered by Michael Perez-Cisneros @ Big Orange Sheep Studios, … Read More

FEATURE: Drumhead Magazine Features Anthony Fung’s “Flashpoint”

November 2, 2018Features, Press Reel, Reviews

Jonathan Mover, Drumhead Magazine Canadian Drummer Anthony Fung is proud to establish himself as a composer, producer and bandleader on his sophomore album Flashpoint. In contrast to his debut album Chronicles, Fung takes credit for the composition, arrangement and production of all eight tracks on Flashpoint. Having honed his craft under the tutelage of Herbie Hancock, … Read More