election year: a Work in progress. Part II: “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité’ comes to ShapeShifter Lab July 14

June 11, 2016Event Announcement

election year: a Work in progress. Part II: “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité’ Thursday, July 14, 7:15 PM ShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn ShapeShifter Plus is proud to present election year: a Work in progress part II: “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité’ on Thursday, July 14 at 7:15 PM at Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn, NY. election year: a Work in progress … Read More

International Association of Schools of Jazz (IASJ) Presents 26th Annual Conference at Berklee College of Music, Boston MA

June 9, 2016Special Announcement

The International Association of Schools of Jazz (IASJ) presents its 26th annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts at Berklee College of Music from June 25 to July 1, 2016. The meeting will include over 100 participants including students, teachers and representatives from approximately 40 colleges and universities from all parts of the globe including Austria, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, … Read More

Midwest Record Reviews Sivan Arbel’s ‘Broken Lines’

June 8, 2016Reviews

by Chris Spector, Midwest Record  She might be new to you but Arbel was already a force of nature in the rest of the world by the time she landed in New York, poised to take it over on her terms.  A non-traditional jazz vocalist, Arbel is neither thrush nor art chick and is trying … Read More

Latin Jazz Net Reviews Zane Rodulfo’s ‘Pathways’

June 7, 2016Reviews

by Raul da Gama, Latin Jazz Net It is somewhat difficult to form a definitive opinion about an artist with an EP. There is also simply not enough there for the musicianship of the artist to emerge from it. Despite all of this Zane Rodulfo’s Pathways seduces you into its glittering web from almost the … Read More

Jazz Views UK Reviews Shunzo Ohno’s ‘ReNew’

June 5, 2016Reviews

by Eddie Myer, Jazz Views UK Shunzo Ono – trumpet; Buster Williams – bass; Cyro Babtista – percussions; Billy Drummond – drums; Jerome Jennings – drums; Paul Bollenbeck – guitar; Ed Howard – bass; Clifford Carter – keyboards; Ray Spiegel – tablas; George Yamazawa – vocals, spoken words; Sasha Ono – cello; Ira Coleman – bass Japanese trumpet star Ohno has been a long-time respected fixture … Read More

Jazz Views UK Reviews Jonathan Greenstein’s ‘Vol 1’

June 4, 2016Reviews

by Chris Baber, Jazz Views UK Jonathan Greenstein: saxophone; Victor Gould: piano; Gilad Hekselman: guitar; Or Bareket: bass; Mark Whitfield Jr.: drums This is a collection of seven tunes (four composed by Greenstein, one a cover of a Bjork tune and a 40 second playout that isn’t on the track list) that you can find … Read More

JazzWeekly Review of Shunzo Ohno’s ‘ReNew’ in today!

June 2, 2016Reviews

by George Harris, Jazz Weekly Trumpeter Shunzo Ohno takes you back to the hip and funky days of CTI styled fusion on this upbeat session. He’s loaded with all stars Buster Williams/b, Billy Drummond/dr and Paul Bollenback/g as well as Clifford Carter/key, Cyro Babtista/perc and various guests on percussion and strings. Ohno’s got a laid … Read More