Russia’s Jazz Quad Reviews Kelly Green’s “Life Rearranged”

December 31, 2017Features, Reviews

Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Флорида – Нью-Йорк – по этому маршруту проследовали многие джазовые музыканты, впоследствии ставшие знамениитостями, достаточно вспомнить хотя бы Кеннонболла Оддерли. Такое путешествие проделала в 2014 году и молодая пианистка / певица Келли Грин, дебютирующая ныне альбомом Life Rearranged. Не знаю, какое ее ждет будущее в джазовой столице мира, но дебют получился … Read More

Audiophile Audition Reviews Ed Neumeister’s “Wake Up Call”

December 30, 2017Features, Reviews

Doug Simpson, Audiophile Audition Modern, large ensemble jazz from an under appreciated composer/conductor. Don’t use the term big band jazz when it comes to arranger/conductor and trombonist Ed Neumeister. True, he utilizes many musicians on his self-released and fan-funded album, Wake Up Call. Twenty, to be exact (including Neumeister). This is modern, forward-veering large ensemble jazz … Read More

Aquarian Weekly Features Lupa Santiago & Anders Vestergård’s “Inside Turnabout”

December 27, 2017Features, Reviews

Mike Greenblatt, Aquarian Weekly Inside Turnabout by the Lupa Santiago & Anders Vestergard Quartet on Drum Voice Records is a nine-track, two-country symposium. Brazilian guitarist Lupa and Swedish drummer Anders have each brought a friend from their home country: sax man Rodrigo Ursaia (Brazil) and bassist Mattia Hjorth (Sweden, where this was recorded). The result … Read More

Jazz Quad Reviews Lupa Santiago & Anders Vestergård‘s “Inside Turnabout”

December 27, 2017Features, Reviews

Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Продолжаем с интересом наблюдать за коллаборациями бразильского гитариста Лупы Сантьяго с европейскими партнерами. В прошлом году на сайте рецезировался альбом Ubuntu, который квартет Сантьяго записал в содружестве с австрийским тромбонистом Эдом Ноймейстером. Там более подробно говорилось и о творческом пути Лупы Сантьяго, музыканта с очень солидным послужным списком, играющим пост-боповый мэйнстрим, … Read More

Doing Jazz Podcast Interviews Kelly Green

December 26, 2017Radio/Podcasts

Lorens Chuno, Doing Jazz Podcast KELLY GREEN is a pianist/vocalist/composer whose compositions, playing, and singing exhibit a heightened understanding of the jazz tradition. Join Kelly and Lorens as she talks about Jacksonville, recording vocals and piano simultaneously, Shirley Horn, and many other related stuff. (Music credit: ‘I Sing’, ‘Little Daffodil’, ‘Culture Shock’ by Kelly Green). … Read More

Kathy Kosins Joins the Maria Matias Music Family!

December 22, 2017Special Announcement

Internationally Acclaimed Vocalist Kathy Kosins Signs to Prestigious International Booking Agency Maria Matias Music Internationally acclaimed vocalist Kathy Kosins is proud to announce that she has joined the highly-esteemed international booking agency Maria Matias Music. Founded in 2006, the Carmel, California-based agency represents an exceptional roster of today’s top musical acts including Grammy winners Gregory … Read More

Vincent Herring Presents: The Story of Jazz: 100 Years, at Birdland, New York

December 21, 2017Event Announcement, Special Announcement

World-renowned saxophonist and bandleader Vincent Herring is proud to present his internationally acclaimed program “The Story of Jazz: 100 Years” to Birdland, located at 315 W 44th St, New York, from Tuesday January 23rd to Saturday January 27th, 2018. Joining Herring is an all-star ensemble including Jeremy Pelt and Jon Faddis on trumpet, James Carter … Read More

All About Jazz Reviews Rob Schneiderman’s “Tone Twister”

December 20, 2017Features, Reviews

Geannine Reid, All About Jazz Pianist and composer Rob Schneiderman has returned after a hiatus of over a decade, released in September on Tone Twister, we find him leading a swinging quintet. The lineup is; tenor saxophonist Ralph Moore, bassist Gerald Cannon, drummer Pete Van Nostrand, and trumpeter Brian Lynch, who produced the album. The … Read More