All About Jazz Review of ‘Progress Report’, Dave Neves

September 10, 2014Reviews

David Neves: Progress Report (2014) By DAN MCCLENAGHAN, All About Jazz 4 Stars! At twenty-five years of age, Boston-based trumpeter David Neves can’t be expected to boast a big recorded with/played with resume. But he can boast a first rate education—Berklee and the New England Conservatory. And with his Progress Report, a marvelous debut as … Read More

Critical Jazz Review of ‘Progress Report’, Dave Neves

September 9, 2014Reviews

The progress report on David Neves should include words such as exemplary! by Brent Black There is a long standing argument in improvisational music that the best education is obtained by mileage, playing on stage. Trumpet phenom David Neves obtained his education from Berklee and The New England Conservatory and seems to be adjusting just … Read More

Mehmet Sanlikol: ‘What’s Next’ Review on All About Jazz

June 22, 2014Reviews

Mehmet Sanlikol: What’s Next? By JACK BOWERS, All About Jazz 4 Stars! After listing the personnel (which varies on every track) for Turkish-born composer Mehmet Ali Sanlikol’s new CD, What’s Next?, there’s scarcely room for a review. Well, perhaps a small one, starting with the fact that Sanlikol, a graduate of the Berklee School of … Read More