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

REVIEW: Phil Schurger’s “The Waters Above” Gets a 4-Star Review from All About Jazz

October 30, 2018Features, Press Reel, Reviews

Mark Sullivan, All About Jazz Guitarist/composer Phil Schurger is a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana. He leads his Chicago-based quartet—previously heard on Echoes of the Ancestors (ears&eyes, 2017)—through six expansive originals. The tracks run an average of ten minutes or more apiece, and they attain that length through compositional complexity rather than extended solos (although the band is blessed … Read More