The Baylor Project Signs to Prestigious International Booking Agency Maria Matias Music

August 8, 2017Special Announcement

The Baylor Project Signs to Prestigious International Booking Agency Maria Matias Music Soulful.  Melodic.  Authentic. Jazz music. THE BAYLOR PROJECT. The Baylor Project, featuring vocalist Jean Baylor and drummer Marcus Baylor,  is proud to announce that they have joined the highly-esteemed international booking agency Maria Matias Music. Founded in 2006, the Carmel, CA based agency represents an A-List roster of top acts … Read More

All About Jazz Reviews Dave Liebman & Joe Lovano’s “Compassion: The Music of John Coltrane”

August 3, 2017Press Reel, Reviews

Mark Sullivan, All About Jazz In 2007 BBC Radio commissioned saxophonist Dave Liebmanto record an all-Coltrane program to mark the 40th anniversary of legendary saxophonist/composer John Coltrane‘s passing. Asked to bring in Saxophone Summit—the band Liebman co-led with fellow saxophonists Joe Lovano and Ravi Coltrane—Liebman managed to assemble regular members Lovano, pianist Phil Markowitz, and drummer Billy Hart, along with bassist Ron McClure as … Read More

Rotem Sivan’s “Antidote” Chosen as One of Bandcamp’s July Top Picks

August 3, 2017Features, Reviews

Dave Sumner, Bandcamp The disconnect between the vivid melodic imagery on Antidote and the casual way it’s delivered is jarring. Guitarist Rotem Sivan, bassist Haggai Cohen Milo, and drummer Colin Stranahan layer nuance after nuance on these pieces. These little details—the bass arco passages on title-track “Antidote,” the ingenious reworking of “Over the Rainbow,” the contrast of … Read More

Jazz Views UK Reviews Akua Dixon’s “Akua’s Dance”

August 3, 2017Reviews

Chris Baber, JazzViews I suppose that you might look at the line-up here and immediately see a couple of veteran jazz players, or a couple of new kids on the block… without, at first, taking in the name of someone who has been a stalwart of several different scenes for the whole of her life.  … Read More

Steve Bilodeau’s “The Sun Through The Rain” Receives a 4-Star Review from All About Jazz

August 1, 2017Press Reel, Reviews

Geannine Reid, All About Jazz Guitarist Steve Bilodeau announces his third album to date, The Sun Though the Rain. The project is a collection of spontaneous improvisations spanning a wide range of sonic landscapes: from the tranquil and ethereal, to the chaotic and the raucous. Highlighting saxophonist Richard Garcia and drummer Dor Herskovits with Bilodeau’s guitar sonorities, the trio complements each other … Read More