Jazz Weekly Review of Carlos Averhoff Jr’s iRESI

June 4, 2015Reviews

by George Harris, Jazz Weekly Tenor saxist Carlos Averhoff Jr. creates a two sax front line with altoist Greg Osby along with Francisco Mela/dr, Aruan Ortiz/p and John Lockwood/b on this album that is filled with rich harmonies and exciting grooves. The teams bops well on soul groovers such as “Over Structure” and the lightly … Read More

Erin McDougald, 54 Below, NYC, 7/11/15

June 1, 2015Event Announcement

Erin McDougald “This Side of Sinatra” Saturday, July 11, 9:30 PM 54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club New York City “Erin McDougald is one of the best voices in jazz today.” – Howard Mandel, Downbeat Magazine New York, NY – 54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club, located at 254 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019, proudly … Read More

Dave Liebman & Richie Beirach, Mezzrow, NYC, 6/12/15-6/13/15

May 5, 2015Event Announcement

Dave Liebman & Richie Beirach Duo June 12-13 Mezzrow New York City Over the nearly fifty years of their relationship, Dave Liebman and Richie Beirach have carved out a place in jazz history through their collaborations in several distinct settings: duo, the iconic fusion group of the ‘70s, “Lookout Farm” followed in the ‘80s with … Read More

Shunzo Ohno, The Cutting Room, NYC, 6/17/15

May 1, 2015Event Announcement

Shunzo Ohno: Never Defeated Film Premiere and Concert Wednesday, June 17, 7:30 PM The Cutting Room, New York City New York, NY- The Cutting Room, located at 44 E. 32nd Street, NYC, proudly presents Shunzo Ohno: Never Defeated Film Premiere and Concert on Wednesday, June 17 at 7:30 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Tickets, … Read More

Feature: Latin Jazz Corner Interviews Carlos Averhoff Jr

April 24, 2015Features

Cuba, Contemporary Jazz, & iRESI: An Interview With Carlos Averhoff, Jr. By Chip Boaz, Latin Jazz Corner We’re all products of our childhood, a fact that informs our art on every level. Our surroundings bring sounds into our ears and our lifestyle set up the way that we’ll approach the work of being a musician. … Read More

Phenomenal Review of iRESI (Carlos Averhoff Jr) on Latin Jazz Net

April 22, 2015Reviews

Carlos Averhoff Jr.: iRESI By Raul da Gama, Latin Jazz Net This recording is one of the most visceral and heartfelt that Carlos Averhoff Jr. may have made. You would think that its audacity had something to do with making a leap of faith into an unknown, mystical world still inhabited by the Orishas, as … Read More

Nice words from Dave Sumner of Bird is the Worm for Carlos Averhoff Jr’s iRESI

April 18, 2015Reviews

by Dave Sumner, Bird is the Word Nice contrast of surging locomotion and light-on-its-feet lyricism to tenor saxophonist Averhoff’s quintet set. Straight-forward bop expressed in a variety of ways, while keeping a strong cohesion to the album overall. Strong line-up with alto saxophonist Greg Osby, pianist Aruan Ortiz, drummer Francisco Mela and bassist John Lockwood.

Live Concert Review: Carlos Averhoff iRESI at Scullers

April 12, 2015Reviews

Fabulous Energy At This Jazz CD Release Show from Suze Reviews the Blues I realized I was part of what promised to be a special evening when I noticed that I was amidst many jazz luminaries (musicians, Berklee professors, radio personalities), all in attendance for Afro-Cuban tenor saxophonist Carlos Averhoff Jr.‘s album release celebration at … Read More

All About Jazz Review for ‘iRESI’, Carlos Averhoff Jr

April 5, 2015Reviews

Carlos Averhoff Jr.: IRESI (2015) By EDWARD BLANCO, All About Jazz Tenor saxophonist Carlos Averhoff, Jr. draws on a rich cultural tradition blending infectious Afro-Cuban rhythms with intricate melodies delivered in a hard-driving manner on his impressive modern-styled, Latin jazz-tinged iRESI. A classically-trained musician from Cuba and the son of Miami-based saxophonist Carlos Averhoff, Averhoff, … Read More