REVIEW: Michael Eaton: Dialogical Reviewed by JazzTimes

July 4, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: David Whiteis, JazzTimes “Serious play” may be a cliché by now, but it exemplifies the spirit that dances through this set.  Apropos to the title, the emphasis is on mutuality: unison melody lines dissolving into contrapuntal interplay (both improvised and otherwise); shifting time signatures (often juxtaposed against one another); abrupt alterations in voicing. The … Read More

REVIEW: Micheal Eaton: Dialogical Reviewed by All About Jazz

July 3, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Troy Dostert, All About Jazz A saxophonist and composer with uncommon ambition, Michael Eaton seems to recognize no limits whatsoever on his craft. He’s played in virtually every style imaginable: free improvisation, Latin jazz, post-bop, classical, reggae and rock, just to scratch the surface—and he keeps company with a cross-section of today’s cutting-edge players, … Read More

REVIEW: Lauren Desberg’s Out For Delivery Named “Vocal CD of the Month” by Jazz Station

July 3, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Arnaldo DeSouteiro, Jazz Station Vocal CD of the Month Lauren Desberg: “Out For Delivery” Rating: **** What a thrilling, highly creative and surprising concept album! Produced by Drew Of the Drew and Will Wells, “Out For Delivery” is brought to fruition by the gene-defying songstress Lauren Desberg and some of today’s leading contemporary jazz … Read More

REVIEW: Eric Hofbauer: Book of Water Reviewed by All About Jazz

July 3, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Mike Jurkovic, All About Jazz Boston based guitarist and rising star Eric Hofbauer obviously isn’t afraid of challenges. But then again, no musician/artist should be if they wish to leave a mark. The compositional intent at first come across rather lofty: a five part, multi-ensemble project interpreting wood, fire, earth, metal, and water, namely the five … Read More

VOCAL CD OF THE MONTH: Jazz Station Features Lauren Desberg’s “Out for Delivery”

July 2, 2019Features, Press Reel

Arnaldo DeSouteiro, Jazz Station Vocal CD of the Month Lauren Desberg: “Out For Delivery” Rating: **** What a thrilling, highly creative and surprising concept album! Produced by Drew Ofthe Drew and Will Wells, “Out For Delivery” is brought to fruition by the gene-defying songstress Lauren Desberg and some of today’s leading contemporary jazz musicians: saxophonist … Read More