Travis Rogers Jr. Gives Glowing Review of Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions: ‘Istanbul Underground’

June 27, 2016Reviews

Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions Reveals the “Istanbul Underground” The music I have awaited all my life. by Travis Rogers Jr, The Jazz Owl, and  In this their third outing, Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions has continued to create a musical adventure that takes you where you never thought possible. “Istanbul Underground” (on Ersahin’s own Nublu … Read More

Argonauta Magazine reviews Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions ‘Istanbul Underground’

June 25, 2016Reviews

by Roberto Binda, Argonauta Magazine Crossing the bridge Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions / Istanbul Underground (Nublu Records) CD Distr. Audioglobe  Ilhan Ersahin è sicuramente uno dei personaggi più eccentrici della scena underground Newyorkese. Agitatore culturale con una personale etichetta discografica e un Club aperto nell’East Village a Manhattan che porta il nome di Nublu. Capace di … Read More

Liebman-Beirach Recording ‘Balladscapes’ reviewed on Classicalite

June 22, 2016Reviews

by Mike Greenblatt, Classicalite Just like sibling harmonies, the magic created by the tandem of Dave Liebman, 69, (soprano and tenor sax plus flute) and Richie Beirach, 68, (piano) has been nurtured, in this case, for almost half a century. They need no rhythm section. Their chemistry, their interplay, their almost preternatural ability to anticipate one … Read More

Fabrizio Sotti’s Forty Featured in the Summer Issue of Jazziz and on CD Sampler

June 14, 2016Reviews

Featured in the Summer 2016 Issue of Jazziz and ‘Forty’ featured on CD Sampler If Fabrizio Sotti‘s new trio album Forty (self-released), is any indication, the guitarist doesn’t appear to be overly angst-ridden about hitting the big “four-oh.” Rather, he plays with great joy and no small amount of confidence, indicating a comfort level with his artistry … Read More

Midwest Record Reviews Sivan Arbel’s ‘Broken Lines’

June 8, 2016Reviews

by Chris Spector, Midwest Record  She might be new to you but Arbel was already a force of nature in the rest of the world by the time she landed in New York, poised to take it over on her terms.  A non-traditional jazz vocalist, Arbel is neither thrush nor art chick and is trying … Read More

Latin Jazz Net Reviews Zane Rodulfo’s ‘Pathways’

June 7, 2016Reviews

by Raul da Gama, Latin Jazz Net It is somewhat difficult to form a definitive opinion about an artist with an EP. There is also simply not enough there for the musicianship of the artist to emerge from it. Despite all of this Zane Rodulfo’s Pathways seduces you into its glittering web from almost the … Read More

Jazz Views UK Reviews Shunzo Ohno’s ‘ReNew’

June 5, 2016Reviews

by Eddie Myer, Jazz Views UK Shunzo Ono – trumpet; Buster Williams – bass; Cyro Babtista – percussions; Billy Drummond – drums; Jerome Jennings – drums; Paul Bollenbeck – guitar; Ed Howard – bass; Clifford Carter – keyboards; Ray Spiegel – tablas; George Yamazawa – vocals, spoken words; Sasha Ono – cello; Ira Coleman – bass Japanese trumpet star Ohno has been a long-time respected fixture … Read More