Trumpeter Rachel Therrien Proudly Announces Spain Tour

February 6, 2017Event Announcement

Rachel Therrien & Dario Guibert Trio 7 Concert Spain Tour 02/11- 02/19 Trumpeter Rachel Therrien is proud to announce a 7 concert tour in Spain presenting material from her past three records. Joined by Dario Guibert Trio,  Jorge Castañeda on piano,  Mikel Urretagoiena on drums, and Dario Guibert Montana on bass, they will be playing … Read More

Brandee Younger & Courtney Bryan to appear at CUNY February 10!

February 4, 2017Event Announcement

Genre-defying harpist Brandee Younger to collaborate with composer/ pianist Courtney Bryan, at the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas & The Caribbean (IRADAC)   February 10th 2017, Graduate Center of CUNY, NYC In honor of the annual Black Women in Jazz Performance of IRADAC, Brandee Younger will join pianist Courtney Bryan … Read More

Press rolls in from around the world for Mark Whitfield (Jazz Buzz [GR], Jazz Quad [RU], and Sonic Soul [DE])

January 31, 2017Reviews

  by Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Видимо, не подлежит сомнению, что самым знаменитым семейным кланом в современном джазе остается семейство Марсалисов. Но альбом Grace знакомит нас с также весьма креативным и интересным семейным бэндом. И хотя на обложке альбома стоит только имя отца семейства, Марка Уитфилда, это действительно настоящий family band, который Марк Уитфилд представил … Read More

All Jazz Radio Reviews Jeff ‘Siege’ Siegel’s “King of Xhosa”

January 30, 2017Reviews

Jazz trumpeter, Feya Faku, knights drummer Jeff Siegel’s Quartet in kingly fashion in “King of Xhosa” CD. by Carol Martin, All Jazz Radio American drummer, Jeff Siegel, has discovered and gleefully responded to the beckoning African sounds from a musical ‘king’ of the Xhosa people in South Africa, trumpet and fugelhorn wizard, Feya Faku. For … Read More

Jazz Buzz Reviews Mark Whitfield’s “Grace”

January 29, 2017Reviews

by Vangelis Aragiannis , Jazz Buzz Θυμάμαι τον Mark Whitfield από το ξεκίνημά του το 1990 με το “The Marksman” κι αμέσως μετά με το πολύ καλό “Patrice”. Και τα δυο από τη Warner, σε μια εποχή που οι μεγάλες εταιρίες αναζητούσαν επισταμένως τα επόμενα αστέρια της τζαζ, ανάμεσα στους αποφοίτους του Berklee. Με την … Read More

Midwest Record Reviews Hiromi Suda & Gianni Bianchini

January 29, 2017Reviews

by Chris Spector, Midwest Record GIANNI BIANCHINI/Type 1:  Calling his debut album “Type 1” to remind him that he has to kick his diabetes’ ass rather than the other way around, the piano man’s piano trio debut tackles a host of chestnuts but he makes the all modern rather than easy listening pretty music.  Not … Read More