REVIEW: All About Jazz Reviews Dezron Douglas’ “Black Lion”

January 7, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

Geno Thackara, All About Jazz It’s striking, regal, moody, even a bit dangerous—and that’s just the cover. Whatever statement Dezron Douglas is making with the name of this EP (also shared by the freshly formed sextet behind it), it’s probably one with layers of meaning and history. As you might expect from someone versatile enough to be … Read More

REVIVE Music Announces Blue After Dark’s New Host Melanie Charles + Resident DJ Casey Benjamin aka DJ Stutzmcgee

January 7, 2019Event Announcement, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Revive Music is thrilled to launch the next installment of their renowned jam session/jazz party Blue After Dark, with new host Melanie Charles. Alongside Charles, resident DJ and GRAMMY Award-Winning artist, Casey Benjamin aka DJ Stutzmcgee will spin rare funk & jazz/ future soul all night long. Frequented by popular musicians from all over the … Read More

FEATURE: Paste Magazine Lists Jonathan Barber as One of Twelve New Jazz Artists to Watch in 2019

January 5, 2019Features, Press Reel

Bill Milkowski, Paste Magazine Named Modern Drummer’s “#1 Up-and-Coming Drummer of 2018,” the powerhouse, Hartford-born drummer initially fell in love with the instrument by watching his father perform in the family church. His upbringing in the church instilled in him a passion for gospel music and he later became attracted to jazz through the music of … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Vocalist Kristina Koller Announces New Live EP, “At The Poli Club” – Out January 18th, 2019

January 4, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Just one year after releasing her debut album Perception to wide-acclaim, progressive jazz vocalist Kristina Koller is proud to announce the release of At The Poli Club, her live recording debut. Featuring Koller on vocals, alongside Fima Chupakhin on piano, Ben Rubens on bass and Darrian Douglas on drums, At The Poli Club reinterprets and … Read More

LLP Clients & Friends in NY During APAP, Winter Jazz Fest & Jazz Congress

January 4, 2019Event Announcement

  LLP Clients & Friends in NY During APAP, Winter Jazz Fest & Jazz Congress:Vanessa Rubin, Zach Brock, Andy Milne, Dave Liebman, Richie Goods, The Baylor Project, Ralph Peterson Jr., Brandee Younger, Keyon HarroldJanuary 4th – 12th, 2019   Vanessa Rubin@ Mezzrow Jazz ClubDate & Time: Friday, January 4th & Saturday, January 5th @ 7:30pm & 9:00pmLocation: Mezzrow Jazz … Read More

REVIEWS: O’s Place Reviews Dezron Douglas’ “Black Lion” & Andy Milne’s “The Seasons of Being”

January 4, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

D. Oscar Groomes, O’s Place Dezron Douglas – Black Lion Rising jazz bassist Dezron Douglas assembles a band with Stacy Dillard (t-sax), Lummie Spann (a-sax), Josh Evans (t), and Jeremy “Bean” Clemons (d). Piano duties are split equally between Willerm Delisfort and David Bryant. We liked the Reggae beats of “Great Provider”, the funky bass … Read More

FEATURE: Jazziz Lists Greg Ward’s “Stomping Off From Greenwood” as 1 of 10 New Albums You Need to Know About

January 2, 2019Features, Press Reel

Matt Micucci, Jazziz In 2016, Greg Ward released Touch My Beloved’s Thought, his Greenleaf Music debut album that focused on the music of Charles Mingus and firmly established his reputation as one of the most versatile saxophonists of his generation. Now, he launches a new group, Rogue Parade, with a new album, titled Stomping Off from Greenwood. … Read More