Jazz Quad Reviews Brandi Disterheft’s “Blue Canvas”

December 10, 2016Reviews

by Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Для канадской басистки, певицы и композитора Брэнди Дистерхефт Blue Canvas – это уже четвертый альбом в дискографии. Уроженка Ванкувера дебютировала еще в 2008 году альбомом со скромным названием Debut, но эта работа сразу принесла ей высшую награду канадской звукозаписывающей индустрии, премию Джюно. Успешными были и ее последующие работы: третий альбом … Read More

The 7th Annual NUBLU Jazz Festival Kicks Off in NYC!

December 1, 2016Event Announcement

The annual year-ending Nublu Jazz Fest strikes again!December 1-16, 2016 Nublu 151: 151 Avenue C, New York CityNublu 62: 62 Avenue C, New York City The 7th Annual Nublu Jazz Festival kicks off on December 1, 2016! As per tradition, it will be two weeks filled with performances by an array of stellar musicians, performers and bands. Despite … Read More

JazzTrail Reviews Leandro Cabral & Brandi Disterheft’s new albums!

November 30, 2016Reviews

Leandro Cabral, “Alfa”  By Felipe Freitas, Jazz Trail Leandro Cabral, an emergent Brazilian pianist and composer of exemplary perception, has in Alfa, his sophomore album, a beautiful statement of impeccable musicality and incredible interaction with his trio mates, bassist Sidiel Vieira and drummer Vitor Cabral. Infused with gleeful intonations, the longtime friends embark on a … Read More

Blues in Space at Rockwood Music Hall December 11!

November 30, 2016Event Announcement

BLUES IN SPACE Sunday, December 11, 10 pm Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2, New York City Rockwood Music Hall, located at 196 Allen Street, in New York, NY, is proud to present the reunion of the boundary-obliterating art-rock ensemble Blues in Space — featuring Rubin Kodheli (cello), Chris Tordini (electric bass), and Garrett Brown (drums), … Read More

Brandi Disterheft’s ‘Blue Canvas’ Featured on No Treble

November 29, 2016Features

by Kevin Johnson, No Treble Brandi Disterheft has returned with her fourth album as a leader, entitled Blue Canvas. With veteran pianist Harold Mabern and drummer Joe Farnsworth in tow, the jazz bassist/vocalist goes deep on a mix of classic and original tunes. “Aside from an array of classic standards from Clifford Brown, Bobby Timmons, … Read More

Argonauta Magazine features Lupa Santiago & Leandro Cabral

November 22, 2016Reviews

by Roberto Binda, Argonauta Magazine Lupa Santiago 4teto / Ubuntu (Soundfinger) CD Quando si pensa alla musica brasiliana anche in ambito jazzistico la mente é portata comunque ad associarla alla samba e alla bossa nova nonostante una molteplicità di artisti abbiano nel tempo cercato di superarne gli steccati di genere grazie a esperienze legate ai sempre … Read More

Jarrett Cherner’s ‘Expanding Heart’ is Reviewed by Goldmine Magazine

November 22, 2016Reviews

by Mike Greenblatt, Goldmine Magazine “Expanding Heart” by the Jarrett Cherner Trio (Baldhill Records) has the Brooklyn piano player/composer/band leader leading two drum’n’bass rhythm sections (depending on the track). Their jazz take on Otis Redding’s “I Got The Will” is alone worth the price of admission but the two Ornette Coleman covers show not only … Read More