Jazz Weekly Reviews ‘Siren Songs’

May 26, 2016Reviews

by George Harris, Jazz Weekly There is a surfeit of female vocalists that all sound the same doing the exact same material. How enjoyable to find someone who sounds fresh while mixing classic material with her own exciting compositions. Jackie Gage has a husky honey of a voice, with that rare quality of being able … Read More

Jazz Weekly Reviews ‘Collage’ from Chris Klaxton

May 16, 2016Reviews

by George Harris, Jazz Weekly Trumpeter and composer Chris Klaxton mixes jazz sensibilities with indie rock impulses on this recent album with Taylor O’Donnell/voc, Mark Small/ts, Kendall Moore/tb, Tim Jago/g, Mike Effenberger/key, Michael Piolet/dr and Sam Weber/b. You get some vintage jazz bopping on ‘Wampus with some nice bluesy horns and Weber’s bass line, while … Read More

James Nadal of All About Jazz Gives Fabrizio Sotti’s ‘Forty’ 4 Stars!

May 16, 2016Reviews

by James Nadal, All About Jazz As jazz guitar continues to evolve with the introduction of modern influences, some of the more distinguished players are going back to basics. Acknowledged as a remarkable accompanist who can cross genres at will, Fabrizio Sotti has also established himself as genuine guitar stylist. Forty is his fourth release … Read More

Helen Sung Announces Summer Tour Dates

May 13, 2016Event Announcement

Helen Sung Announces Summer Tour Dates In New York, Akron, Chicago and Rochester! “Her music is adventurous, personal, and a powerful force to be reckoned with in the jazz world.” -International Review of Music Award-winning pianist and composer Helen Sung is delighted to announce her multi-city summer itinerary for the Helen Sung Quartet. Starting in … Read More

Jazz Caribe Reviews ‘Siren Songs’!

May 13, 2016Features, Reviews

Jackie Gage in concert with her new album “Siren Songs” by Luis Raul Montell, Jazz Caribe “Jackie Gage shows her charm not only singing but composing. Jazz romantic ballad; sentimental with the familiar theme of the legendary Mongo Santamaria“Afro Blue”are part of the selection provided by the Miss Gage on this debut album” – Luis Raul Montell, Jazz Caribe The … Read More

Brandee Younger Featured in the Village Voice!

May 10, 2016Features

Winding Up: Alternative Harpist Brandee Younger Leaps Into Uncharted Territory BY RAJUL PUNJABI, Village Voice Somewhere beyond the fairy forests and angel wings that harp music traditionally evokes lies Brandee Younger’s rebellion. She’s classically trained, but a typical week for her is more likely to include a jazz jam session one night and a hip-hop … Read More