Saxophonist Nick Mazzarella to release two new albums: “Signaling” & “Triangulum”

April 5, 2017Special Announcement

Respected Saxophonist Nick Mazzarella Announces the Double Release of Albums “Signaling” & “Triangulum” Established alto saxophonist Nick Mazzarella ushers in the spring season with two new recordings: “Signaling”, a duet with esteemed cellist Tomeka Reid, out April 21st on Nessa Records, and “Triangulum”, the debut album from Meridian Trio (featuring contra-bassist Matt Ulery and drummer … Read More

Jazz da Gama Reviews The Baylor Project’s “The Journey”

April 4, 2017Reviews

Raul da Gama, Jazz da Gama The wedding-day glow on the face of Jean Baylor shines through her voice, a pristine, soaring soprano. Supping at the same table of glory is husband and drumming colourist, Marcus Baylor. The former musical bugs (Yellowjackets) are not simply the significant other(s) to Ashford and Simpson, but via the … Read More

The Urban Music Scene Reviews The Baylor Project’s “The Journey”

April 4, 2017Reviews

A. Scott Galloway, Urban Music Scene Married musicians vocalist Jean Baylor and drummer Marcus Baylor have created a captivating “project” that meets at the 3-way intersection of Jazz, Gospel and Legacy. Brimming with aural snapshots of their individual roots and the sacred space where they come together, it is a very unique album that soothes … Read More

Hiromi Suda’s “Nagi” Receives a 3.5 Review from Downbeat

March 31, 2017Reviews

Allen Morrison, Downbeat Hiromi Suda’s muse straddles the worlds of Japenese folk and bossa nova. On her album Nagi (BluJazz; 46:26; 3.5) – the title means “calm” – she displays a sirene, quietly assured delivery. She couldn’t have hired a better co-producer than the gifted jazz flutist Anne Drummond. They assembled a superb band including … Read More

Liberte Big Band Returns to the Williamsburg Music Center 4/20

March 30, 2017Event Announcement

The Liberté Big Band at The Williamsburg Music Center April 20, 2017, 8pm   The Williamsburg Music Center is proud to present The Liberté Big Band on Thursday April 20. Though the 17-piece big band has had a residency at The WMC since June 2016, this performance continues the new will era of The Liberté Big Band. Although the band will be performing in Williamsburg, Liberté-Anne Lymberiou will be leading from a distance; … Read More