Jazz Quad reviews Brandee Younger’s ‘Wax & Wane’

February 13, 2016Reviews

Brandee Younger – Wax & Wane Арфа – инструмент древний, но сравнительно редко попадающий в эпицентр внимания публики – это касается как академической музыки, так и джаза. Арфу, по крайней мере в ее классическом варианте, считают преимущественно женским инструментом – и это справедливо как для академической музыки, так и для джаза. До сих пор репутация … Read More

ZCO/DANCEPROJECT, “Progression”, Symphony Space, NYC, March 15

February 12, 2016Event Announcement

ZCO/DANCEPROJECT presents ‘Progression’ on Friday, March 18 at 7:30 PM at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, located at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025. Tickets are $20.00 and can be purchased online by visiting www.symphonyspace.org or by calling (212) 864-5400. ‘Progression’, ZCO/DANCEPROJECT’s inaugural performance of 2016, is meant to … Read More

Jamie Baum Septet +, Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC, 2/26/16

February 12, 2016Event Announcement

The Jamie Baum Septet+, in preparation to record their 4th CD on February 29th and March 1st, will perform all new-to-be-recorded music at the intimate Cornelia Street Cafe on Friday, February 26th. The program of original modern jazz compositions picks up where her last award-winning Sunnyside release In This Life, leaves off. Since it’s formation … Read More

CBC Music First Play: Brandee Younger, Wax and Wane

February 11, 2016Reviews, Special Announcement

First Play: Brandee Younger, Wax and Wane Article posted by Del F. Cowie in First Play Visit the stream here.  Brandee Younger Wax and Wane Stream until Feb. 19 Brandee Younger is an accomplished harpist who balances her classically trained background with an eye on contemporary music. This approach is borne out on Wax and … Read More

Smooth Jazz Daily Reviews ‘Racha S’Miles’

February 9, 2016Reviews

by Woodrow Wilkins, Smooth Jazz Daily Racha Fora is a merging of culture, Japanese improvisation with Brazilian rhythms. Those cultures dig into the database with Racha S’Miles: Racha Fora Tribute to Miles (2015), a celebration of the music of Miles Davis. The group is comprised of Hiroaki Honshuku, flute and EWI; Rikea Ikeda, violin; Mauricio … Read More

Songstress Jackie Gage sets the stage for the modern day siren with debut album “Siren Songs” out March 15

February 5, 2016Special Announcement

“With her alluring mix of jazz and 1970’s soul, and slow-jam R&B, the 25-year-old Gage is in the process of honing a sophisticated sound that belies her age.” – Andrew Gilbert First Orbit Sounds proudly announces the March 15, 2016 release of “Siren Songs”, the debut album from vocalist and composer Jackie Gage. Channeling torch … Read More

New review in Downbeat for ‘Racha S’Miles’

January 28, 2016Reviews

New review in the March issue of Downbeat Magazine for ‘Racha S’Miles’ by Racha Fora. It reads: Racha Fora is an intriguing fusion jazz quartet made up of two Japanese and two Brazilian musicians. They met in Boston and started playing together as a band in 2010. Flutist and EWI player Hiroaki Honshuku leads the … Read More