REVIEW: Musical Memoirs Blog Reviews Gene Ess’ “Apotheosis”

November 6, 2018Features, Press Reel, Reviews

Dee Dee McNeil, Musical Memoirs Blog GENE ESS – “APOTHEOSIS” Simp Label Gene Ess, guitar/synthesizer/composer; Thana Alexa, vocals; Sebastien Ammann, piano; Yasushi Nakamura, bass; Clarence Penn, drums. Jazz is an open door for new and refreshing musicality. I am always in search of new doors to enter and new spaces to explore; spaces that stretch creativity … Read More

OUT TODAY! Guitarist/ Composer Gene Ess Releases New Album “Apotheosis”

November 6, 2018Features, Press Releases, Reviews

Esteemed Japanese-American guitarist and composer Gene Ess is proud to release Apotheosis, the fourth album from his quintet Fractal Attraction TODAY (Nov. 6th)!Featuring Thana Alexa on vocals, Sebastien Ammann on piano, Yasushi Nakamura on bass, and Clarence Penn on drums, Apotheosis speaks to the astonishing quality of the spirit and of the ability of human beings … Read More

FEATURE: Jazz Station Picks Adi Meyerson’s “Where We Stand” as Album of the Month

November 5, 2018Features, Press Reel, Reviews

Arnaldo DeSouteiro, Jazz Station  Instrumental Jazz CD of the Month – “Adi Meyerson: Where We Stand” Instrumental Jazz CD of the Month Adi Meyerson: “Where We Stand” (A:M Records) 2018 Rating: ***** (music performance & sonic quality) All tracks composed by Adi Meyerson Recorded, mixed & mastered by Michael Perez-Cisneros @ Big Orange Sheep Studios, … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Pianist Christian Li & Guitarist Mike Bono Announce Debut Collaborative Recording “Visitors”

November 5, 2018New Release, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Tone Rogue Records is proud to announce the January 16th release of Visitors, the debut co-led album from piano/guitar duo Christian Li and Mike Bono. After almost a decade of working together – a period which included a collaboration on Bono’s 2013 From Where You Are – the pair are now excited to release this … Read More

FEATURE: Drumhead Magazine Features Anthony Fung’s “Flashpoint”

November 2, 2018Features, Press Reel, Reviews

Jonathan Mover, Drumhead Magazine Canadian Drummer Anthony Fung is proud to establish himself as a composer, producer and bandleader on his sophomore album Flashpoint. In contrast to his debut album Chronicles, Fung takes credit for the composition, arrangement and production of all eight tracks on Flashpoint. Having honed his craft under the tutelage of Herbie Hancock, … Read More

OUT TODAY! Trumpeter Gil Defay Releases Debut Album “It’s All Love”

November 1, 2018New Release, Press Releases, Special Announcement

Trumpeter, composer and arranger Gil Defay is proud release his new album It’s All Love TODAY, November 1st! On this, his debut recording, Gil brings together a whole host of talented musicians including, Ansy Defay on tenor/soprano saxophones and vocals,  Rakiem Walker on alto saxophone, Toku Jazz on flugelhorn, Antonio Peñalva on guitar, Joel Desroches on keyboards, … Read More