REVIEW: All About Jazz Reviews Gregory Generet & Richard Johnson’s “2 Of A Kind”

July 19, 2018Features, Reviews

C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz 2 of a Kind is a wholly organic jazz recording. Vocalist Gregory Generet and pianist Richard Johnson(notable for his past membership in the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis’ septet) join forces on a potent collection of original compositions and standards, split half and half. The arrangements for all are progressive and … Read More

INTERVIEW: Doing Jazz Podcast Interviews Adi Meyerson

July 19, 2018Interviews, Radio/Podcasts

Lorens Chuno, Doing Jazz Podcast On her new album, Where We Stand, bassist and composer, ADI MEYERSON presents a classic yet personal interpretation of her original compositions. Join Adi and Lorens as she talks about Nina Simone, Rice and Beans, Israel, and other unrelated but musical themes. (music credit: ‘Where We Stand’, ‘Eunice’, ‘TNT’, ‘Rice … Read More

NO TREBLE: An Interview with Adi Meyerson

July 16, 2018Interviews

Kevin Johnson, No Treble Bassist/composer Adi Meyerson has taken the opportunity of her debut album to take a musical snapshot of her life. Where We Stand is a testament to her time as a working bassist in New York City as well as our times. “Music is a way of telling one’s life story and that’s what I try … Read More

BASS MUSICIAN MAGAZINE: Award Winning Composer, Producer and Engineer Scott Petito Brings Together an All-Star Ensemble on Rainbow Gravity

July 16, 2018Event Announcement, Special Announcement

Planet Arts Records is proud to announce the August 1 release of Rainbow Gravity, the new album from bassist, composer, producer and engineer Scott Petito. After taking part in nearly a thousand recordings, Petito shines on his second endeavor as a leader, which brings together a true melting pot of world class musicians including saxophonist Bob Mintzer, trumpeter … Read More

REVIEW: Russia’s Jazz Quad Reviews Scott Petito’s “Rainbow Gravity”

July 16, 2018Features, Reviews

Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Джек ДеДжонетт, Боб Минцер, Майк Майниери, Рэйчел Зет… Этот перечень имен выглядит, как список победителей в опросе на тему «лучший джазмен мира» по разным номинациям, но на самом деле это не так. Это список участников проекта Rainbow Gravity, которых собрал вместе Скотт Петито, басист и композитор, продюсер и звукоинженер, участвоваший во … Read More

REVIEW: All About Jazz Reviews Kristina Koller’s “Perception”

July 16, 2018Features, Reviews

Jerome Wilson, All About Jazz Kristina Koller is a 23-year-old vocalist who shows a knack for mixing things up on her debut album. Her song list contains venerable standards along with original material and songs by fairly recent rock acts like Blink-182 and Bon Iver, while her arrangements of the material encompasses everything from mainstream acoustic … Read More

OUT TODAY! Vocalist & Composer Judi Silvano Releases “Lessons Learned” – Produced by Joe Lovano

July 13, 2018Special Announcement

For 4x DownBeat Top Ten Vocalist and Composer Judi Silvano, a Life Lived Brings “Lessons Learned” OUT NOW on Unit Records Featuring The Zephyr Band “Judi’s compositions are like her paintings–Magical!” -Sheila Jordan, NEA Jazz Master Unit Records is proud to release Judi Silvano’s new album Lessons Learned TODAY, Friday, July 13th. Produced by Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and composer … Read More

REVIEW: Step Tempest Reviews Geof Bradfield’s “Yes, and…”

July 12, 2018Reviews

by Richard Kamins, Step Tempest  The past month has included the usual “stuff of life”, from convalescing partners to losing a favorite animal to sad deaths in the community to the long East Coast heat wave.  While I still have been listening to the piles of CDs and mp3s that clutter my desk/desktop, writing time … Read More