REVIEW: Curtis Nowosad’s Self-Titled Release Reviewed by UKVibe

August 10, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Damian Wilkes, UK VIBE Canadian born drummer Curtis Nowosad releases this his third album, although, this self-titled album is the first with this configuration and on Sessionheads United records. Nowosad’s line-up for this enterprise consists of Luke Sellick on bass, Andrew Renfroe on guitar and the extremely active alto saxophonist Braxton Cook alongside Curtis … Read More

THE WEEK IN JAZZ: Jazziz Features Upcoming Releases from Oran Etkin and T.K. Blue!

August 10, 2019Features, Press Reel

Matt Micucci, Jazziz Jazz School: Education News Oran Etkin’s Upcoming Multicultural LP Introduces Young Children to World Music:Musician/composer Oran Etkin will release his forthcoming album, Finding Friends Far From Home: A Journey with Clara Net, on August 30. This new release is part of Etkin’s Timbalooloo program, which introduces young children to music. The album straddles … Read More

REVIEW: Kevin Press Reviews Chase Baird’s ‘A Life Between’

August 9, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

by Kevin Press, Bad Press That piano-and-electric-guitar opening may sound like the next in a long line of post-rock releases, but don’t be put off. Chase Baird’s first as a bandleader since 2010’s Crosscurrent is all jazz. It is warm, energetic and packed with spectacular performances. The 31-year-old American is for real. Baird plays with a rich, … Read More