NEW RELEASE: Smokin’ Sleddog Records Announces the Release of Ellen Rowe’s “Momentum – Portraits of Women In Motion”

December 11, 2018New Release, Press Releases

Accomplished educator, composer and pianist Ellen Rowe is proud to bring together an ensemble of nationally-lauded female jazz artists on her new project Momentum – Portraits of Women In Motion. Due to be released on January 28th, this eight-track collection of original material features Rowe on piano alongside saxophonists Tia Fuller, Virginia Mayhew and Lisa … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Outside In Music Announces the Release of Jake Leckie’s Debut Album, “The Abode” – Out January 25th, 2019

December 10, 2018New Release, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Outside In Music is proud to announce the January 25th release of The Abode, the debut album from the multi-faceted Jake Leckie. Having lent his talents to a myriad of recordings as both a musician and engineer, the bassist is now thrilled to establish himself as a bandleader, composer and arranger on The Abode. Joined … Read More

REVIEW: Kris Adams’ “We Should Have Danced” Reviewed by Musical Memoirs

December 10, 2018Reviews

by Dee Dee McNeil, Musical Memoirs KRIS ADAMS:STEVE PROSSER,THE MUSIC OF – “WE SHOULD HAVE DANCED” Jazzbird Records Kris Adams, vocals/lyrics; Steve Prosser, composer; Tim Ray, piano/arranger; Paul Del Nero, acoustic bass; Fernando Brandáo, flutes. “We Should Have Danced” celebrates the music of Steve Prosser by a select ensemble of musicians. Kris Adams take on the … Read More

REVIEW: Musical Memoirs Reviews John Minnock’s “Right Around the Corner”

December 10, 2018Reviews

by Dee Dee McNeil, Musical Memoirs JOHN MINNOCK – “RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER” Independent Label John Minnock, vocals/composer; Tony DePaolo, guitar; Enrique Haneline, piano/fender Rhodes; Carlos Mena & Will Woodard, bass; Pablo Eluchans & Diego Voglino, drums. SPECIAL GUEST: Dave Liebman This CD is a delightful surprise. On the first track, after a short, interesting introduction that features … Read More

REVIEW: Aquarian Weekly Reviews Jeff Siegel’s “London Live”

December 9, 2018Press Reel, Reviews

Mike Greenblatt, Aquarian Weekly London Live (Artists Recording Collective) by the Jeff “Siege” Siegel Quartet — with drummer/producer/composer Siegel leading Erica Lindsay (tenor sax), Francesca Tanksley (piano) and Uli Langthaler (bass) on an eight-track show at the Pizza Express Jazz Club in England — is certainly worthy of repeated listening. It’s the type of set that the more … Read More