World-Renowned Drummer Ralph Peterson Returns with The Berklee-Jazz Messenger Big Band at Sculler’s, Boston

October 15, 2017Event Announcement

World-Renowned Drummer Ralph Peterson Returns with The Berklee-Jazz Messenger Big Band at Sculler’s, Boston November 2nd, 2017, 8pm Drummer Ralph Peterson, in partnership with his Onyx Productions Music Label proudly presents The Generation Next (Berklee) Jazz Messenger Big Band’s professional debut performance at Sculler’s, located at 400 Soldiers Field Rd, Boston, on Thursday, November 2nd. … Read More

Musical Memoirs’s Blog Reviews Rob Schneiderman’s “Tone Twister”

October 9, 2017Features, Reviews

Dee Dee McNeil, Musical Memoirs’s Blog Here is a CD full of compositional diversity. Schneiderman is a prolific songwriter and presents a variety of arrangements that range from Smooth Jazz Funk on “Left Coast Lullaby” to the Latin fused “Footloose Freestyle”. He offers mellow ballads like the standard, “Unforgettable,” to “Distant Memory,” a Straight Ahead … Read More

Bird is the Worm Reviews Nick Mazzarella & Tomeka Reid’s “Signaling”

October 6, 2017Reviews

Dave Sumner, Bird is the Worm There’s a wearied soul presence to this compelling duet recording from saxophonist Nick Mazzarella and cellist Tomeka Reid.  Perhaps it’s a tone set by the spiritual resonance of “Blues for Julius and Abdul,” but there’s no denying it’s a tonal quality that makes itself felt even within the swirling velocities of “Interstices” … Read More

Jazz Quad Reviews Rick Vandivier’s “Under One Roof”

October 4, 2017Reviews

Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Vandivier – один из проектов гитариста из Сан-Франциско Рика Вандивье, гитарное трио с ударником Лоркой Хартом и басистом Дэном Роббинсом. Есть у него и еще один проект, Primary Colors, с вокалистом Нейтом Прюиттом, в рамках которого Рик выпустил несколько альбомов. А вообще Вандивье – опытный и уважаемый в своих краях музыкант … Read More

Jazz da Gama Reviews Rotem Sivan’s “Antidote”

October 3, 2017Reviews

Raul da Gama, Jazz da Gama Rotem Sivan is a brave new – and brand new – voice of the amplified guitar. His playing is profound and his style novel and while other musicians of his ilk need to retire to a place of solitude to woodshed, Rotem Sivan can both woodshed and play where … Read More

Composer & Multi-instrumentalist Joanna Wallfisch Announces the Release of her Fourth Album “Blood and Bone”

October 3, 2017Special Announcement

Composer & Multi-instrumentalist Joanna Wallfisch Announces the Release of her Fourth Album “Blood and Bone” Due out February 1st, 2018 Acclaimed singer-songwriter Joanna Wallfisch is proud to announce the February 1st release of her highly-anticipated fourth album Blood & Bone. Her most adventurous and transparent album to date, Wallfisch shares an intimate journey from heartbreak … Read More