INTERVIEW: All About Jazz Features Itai Kriss’ Recent Interview with Lorens Chuno of Doing Jazz Podcast

November 12, 2018Interviews, Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

Lorens Chuno, Doing Jazz Podcast Itai Kriss‘s new album, Telavana, beautifully combines latin and middle eastern rhythms and melodies in the most uncontrived way possible, highlighting the excellent musicianship of all the players involved. Telavana features Itai Kriss on flute, Michael Rodriguez on trumpet, Cesar Orozco on piano, Or Bareketon bass, Marcos Lopez on percussion, Dan Aran on drums, Yosvanny Terry on shekere, and Tamer Pinarbasi on qanun. Join me … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Bassist and Composer Dezron Douglas Announces New Album “Black Lion” – Out January 11th, 2019

November 12, 2018New Release, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Prolific bassist, composer and bandleader Dezron Douglas, who has stunned audiences with his virtuosity for nearly two decades, is proud to announce the January 11th release of Black Lion, featuring his eponymously named sextet. After releasing six albums as a leader, including his well received live recording Dezron Douglas: Live at Smalls (★★★★, Downbeat Magazine), … Read More

REVIEW: All About Jazz Reviews “Kelly Green Trio: Volume One”

November 8, 2018Features, Press Reel, Reviews

C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz Pianist/composer/vocalist Kelly Green released her debut recording, Life Rearranged (Self Produced, 2017) not so long ago by today’s output standards. On that recording she revealed herself capable of performing in a variety of formats, with a variety of accompanists. Presently, Green provides us the hopefully-entitled Kelly Green Trio, Volume One, tacitly promising more volumes … Read More

REVIEW: New York City Jazz Record Reviews Sam Javitch’s “People and Places”

November 6, 2018Features, Press Reel, Reviews

Marco Cangiano, New York City Jazz Record Following his successful 2014 solo piano debut, Sam Javitch has joined forces with bassist Adrian Moring, drummer Matt Niedbalski and saxophonist Rich Perry to produce a well-balanced CD. The inclusion of the latter, known to jazz aficionados but underrated for larger audiences, is confirmation of Javitch’s excellent taste. … Read More