REVIEW: Jazz Views UK Reviews Adison Evans’ “Meridian”

November 6, 2018Uncategorized

Chris Baber, Jazz Views UK This is, to quote a popular song, all about the bass.  Track 7, ‘Monkey Mind’, is a good introduction to Evans’ approach to composition and playing. It begins with an extended, improvised solo that growls deeply and resolutely before the group pick up a strutting groove and the pieces unfolds … Read More

REVIEW: Musical Memoirs Blog Reviews Gene Ess’ “Apotheosis”

November 6, 2018Uncategorized

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

OUT TODAY! Guitarist/ Composer Gene Ess Releases New Album “Apotheosis”

November 6, 2018Uncategorized

Esteemed Japanese-American guitarist and composer Gene Ess is proud to release Apotheosis, the fourth album from his quintet Fractal Attraction TODAY (Nov. 6th)!Featuring Thana Alexa on vocals, Sebastien Ammann on piano, Yasushi Nakamura on bass, and Clarence Penn on drums, Apotheosis speaks to the astonishing quality of the spirit and of the ability of human beings … Read More

NEW MUSIC MONDAY: Jazziz Features Gil Defay’s “D. Bros. Groove”

November 5, 2018Uncategorized

Matt Micucci, Jazziz Gil Defay, “D. Bros. Groove” Trumpeter, composer and arranger Gil Defay pays tribute to his brother Ansy, who introduced him to a melting pot of his musical influences, via his lively new track “D. Bros. Groove,” from his debut album as leader, It’s All Love, released on November 1. The album follows years … Read More

FEATURE: Drumhead Magazine Features Anthony Fung’s “Flashpoint”

November 2, 2018Uncategorized

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