JazzTrail Reviews Rob Clearfield’s “Wherever You’re Starting From”

March 13, 2018Reviews

  By Filipe Freitas, Jazz Trail Wherever You’re Starting From is the sophomore solo album by Chicagoan pianist Rob Clearfield, whose classical purity of tone gives life to an intimate set of originals plus two renditions of renowned compositions, one classical and one jazz. While working/touring with drummer Makaya McCraven, Clearfield formulated a new approach to … Read More

Joanna Wallfisch Talks Health and Fitness for Vice

March 9, 2018Features

Six Musicians Told Us How They Avoid Feeling Like Shit on Long Tours Regular people who drink/smoke/party like you’re on tour, take note. by Ryan Brown, Vice Getting paid to perform at music venues across the world is pretty much living the dream. But the musicians that do get these opportunities will tell you that … Read More

Arnan Raz Reviewed by Ron Schepper, textura

March 5, 2018Reviews

by Ron Schepper, textura Arnan Raz: Chains of Stories  Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit Records As is often the case, the path leading up to Arnan Raz’s sophomore album Chains of Stories was circuitous. Born in a small village in the north of Israel, he began playing tenor sax at the age of thirteen; five years later, he joined the … Read More

Sharel Cassity and Rob Clearfield Reviewed in Dee Dee McNeil’s Musical Memoirs

March 5, 2018Reviews

by Dee Dee McNeil, Musical Memoirs SHAREL CASSITY & ELEKTRA – “EVOLVE” Relsha Music Sharel Cassity, saxophone/flute; Christie Dashiell, vocals; Ingrid Jensen, trumpet; Marcus Printup, trumpet; Freddie Hendrix, flugelhorn; Mark Whitfield, guitar; Miki Hayama, Rhodes/piano/synth; Richard Johnson, keyboard; Linda Oh, bass; Jonathan Barber &Lucianna Padmore, drums; Riza Printup, harp. Sharel Cassity has combined jazz genres, … Read More

Cancion A Quemarropa Features Emma Frank’s “Ocean Av”

March 3, 2018Music, Reviews

Hector Avileson, Cancion A Quemarropa La discográfica residente en la localidad de Brooklyn, Susan Records, anuncia la publicación, este 16 de febrero del presente año 2018, la salida al mercado del disco de la cantautora Emma Frank. Es el tercer álbum de estudio de la autora y tiene el título de Ocean Av. Muchos críticos han … Read More

World Music Report Reviews Samuel Pompeo Quinteto’s “Que Descaída”

March 2, 2018Features, Reviews

Raul da Gama, World Music Report Anyone who doubts that all modern music in the Americas came from the erstwhile “Americanised” African slaves who wrenched from their home country and all its graceful comforts, poured their hearts and souls out into what those in continental America called the Blues and those in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil called Choro Portuguese … Read More