Argonauta Magazine Reviews Steve Bilodeau’s “The Sun Through the Rain”

January 23, 2018Features, Reviews

Roberto Binda, Argonauta Magazine Premi, registra e vedi quel che succede”. Questo é lo spirito che da anni anima il giovane chitarrista di Boston Steve Bilodeau. Arrivato al traguardo del terzo album, Bilodeau fa dell’improvvisazione il terreno ideale per spingersi al limite, perchè é proprio nell’improvvisazione che é possibile ritrovare molto di quello che la … Read More

Jazz Weekly Reviews Kelly Green’s “Life Rearranged”

January 22, 2018Features, Reviews

George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly Kelly Green is a triple threat here as pianist, vocalist and composer, mixing her own material with standards as she teams up with all stars Jovan Alexandre/ts, Josh Evans/tp, Tamir Shmerling-Matt Dwonszyk-Christian McBride/b, Noam Israeli-Kush Abadey/dr, Mike Troy/as and Steve Nelson/vib. On vocals, her tone can get Billy Holiday flexible … Read More

Russia’s Jazz Quad Reviews Arnan Raz’s “Chains of Stories”

January 19, 2018Features, Reviews

Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Израильский тенор-саксофонист Арнан Раз выпускает в феврале на лейбле с забавным названием Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit Records уже второй альбом своего квинтета. Chains Of Stories – полностью авторская работа молодого саксофониста и композитора, которого ранее слышать мне не доводилось, потому – немного о нем самом. Родился Раз на севере Израиля в киббуце … Read More

Vocalist Kristina Koller Releases her Debut Album Perception TODAY!

January 19, 2018Special Announcement

Accomplished, New York-based, vocalist, composer and arranger Kristina Koller is proud to announce her arrival with the January 19th release of her debut album “Perception”. The 23-year old steps into the spotlight with this 12-track compilation of deftly composed originals and reimagined gems, carefully selected with the thematic focus of love and relationships at the … Read More

Arnaldo Desouteiro Includes an Array of LLP Artists in his 2017 Jazz Station Awards

January 17, 2018Features

Arnaldo Desouteiro, Jazz Station  Keyboards: 9. Chris McCarthy  (“Sonder” –RPR) Drums: 11. Anders Vestergard (“Inside Turnabout” – Drumvoice Records) 12. Victor Lewis (“Akua’s Dance” w/ Akua Dixon – Akua’s Music) 13. Ralph Peterson (“Common Ground” w/ B.J. Jansen – Ronin Jazz) Vibes/ Marimba: 4. Nikara Warren (“Mae Sun Vol.1: Inter-Be” – Calmit Productions) Miscellaneous: 1. … Read More

Boston Concert Reviews Features BJ Jansen’s “Common Ground”

January 17, 2018Features, Reviews

Nelson Brill, Boston Concert Reviews Trombone also plays glorious partner to sax in another blazing recording session brought to us by the young baritone saxophonist, B.J. Jansen, on his new recording, Common Ground. Jansen joins one of my favorite trombonists, the dapper and keenly creative Delfeayo Marsalis, in a collective that also includes trumpeter Duane Eubanks; … Read More