Vocalist/Pianist Gianni Bianchini To Release Debut Album ‘Type I’ February 21, 2017

January 12, 2017Special Announcement

Featuring highly-esteemed, NEA Jazz Master percussionist Jason Marsalis Respected jazz pianist, vocalist and organist Gianni Bianchini proudly announces the February 21 release of his highly-anticipated, debut album, ‘Type I’. Recorded in Austin, Texas, Gianni enlisted the esteemed stylings of NEA Jazz Master Jason Marsalis along with drummer Brandon Guerra and bassist Richard Mikel. In addition … Read More

Singer-songwriter Hiromi Suda to release third album “Nagi” on Blujazz, March 7, 2017

January 11, 2017Special Announcement

“Suda’s uniquely clear, unaffected voice glides, honoring the lines and emphases that characterize Brazilian jazz…There are subtle tilts in new kindred directions… as Japanese folk inflections are woven with contemporary swing edges.”—Katie Bull, NYC Jazz Record Blujazz proudly announces the March 7 release of “Nagi”, the third album from singer-songwriter-composer Hiromi Suda. “Nagi” is the … Read More

WTJU Features Mark Whitfield’s “Grace” in its New Jazz Adds

January 11, 2017Features

by Dave Rogers, WTJU Mark Whitfield – Grace (Marksman Productions): Guitarist extraordinaire Mark Whitfield brings out the family for this gift of fire, melody and spirited technique and it truly is a family affair. In addition to dad, the group also includes sons Davis (piano, keys) and Mark, Jr (drums). “Honorary” family member Yasushi Nakamura … Read More

Triptych: Zach Brock, Matt Ulery and Jon Deitemyer To Appear in Boulder, Denver and Fort Collins, CO 1/25/2017 – 1/29/2017

January 10, 2017Event Announcement

Triptych: Zach Brock, Matt Ulery and Jon Deitemyer To Appear in Boulder, Denver and Fort Collins, CO 1/25/2017 – 1/29/2017 Grammy-nominated violinist Zach Brock, award-winning composer/bassist Matt Ulery and globally esteemed drummer Jon Deitemyer, will be showcasing their critically acclaimed musical venture, Triptych in Fort Collins, Denver and Boulder, Colorado from Wednesday January 25 through Sunday … Read More

Argonauta Reviews Jeff “Siege” Siegel’s “King of Xhosa”

January 9, 2017Reviews

by Roberto Binda, Argonauta Il nuovo album del quartetto del batteristaJeff “Siege” Siegel rappresenta una partenza col botto per questo 2017 e dimostra la straordinaria vitalità della scena jazzistica newyorkese. “King of the Xhosa” vede al fianco del veterano Siegel (Ron Carter, Dave Douglas, Jack De Johnette) il trombettista sudafricano Feya Faku (Uhadi) e il … Read More

Archaic Pop Features Lupa Santiago and Jonathan Greenstein in their Top 10 Jazz Albums of 2016

January 7, 2017Uncategorized

by Paul Medrano, Archaic Pop Lupa Santiago 4teto & Ed Neumeister “Ubuntu” An unusual combo guitar / trombone that go past Brazilian Jazz to something extra fresh as well as deep and attention catching.   Brazilian guitarist Lupa Santiago, while touring internationally thanks to his already incredible career, meet the great American trombonist Ed Neumeister … Read More

Rachel Therrien Receives a 4-Star Review from All About Jazz

January 7, 2017Press Reel, Reviews

by James Nadal, All About Jazz The music of Colombia is as unique as the geographical layout of the country itself. Having two distinct coastal expanses divided by the Isthmus of Panama, the Caribbean or eastern Atlantic region, and the western Pacific region; each offering a diverse blend of musical styles and rhythms, representing the … Read More

The Baylor Project’s ‘The Journey’ Receives a 4-Star Review from All About Jazz

January 5, 2017Press Reel, Reviews

by James Nadal, All About Jazz The African proverb, “The spirit will not descend without song,” is intrinsically intertwined within the African- American religious experience, and is a revered aphorism encompassing the music of Black America, in its many forms and variations. Jean (vocalist) and Marcus (drummer) Baylor, known collectively as The Baylor Project, have … Read More

Boston Concert Reviews Features Jarrett Cherner

January 3, 2017Reviews

by Nelson Brill, Boston Concert Reviews Getting to the husk of simple melodies (steeped in the blues and other influences) is also the working palette of another young pianist’s voice on the jazz scene, New England Conservatory graduate Jarrett Cherner, who also plied the Regattabar’s piano in November with his artful partners Matt Aronoff on … Read More