REVIEW: JAZZIZ Reviews Eden Bareket Trio’s “Night”

March 6, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Mark Holston, JAZZIZ A trio fronted by a baritone saxophonist might suggest an embrace of minimalism in the extreme, yet this nine-track affair is anything but. Shaped by the leader’s restless compositions and adventuresome arranging concepts, Night unfolds as a joyful celebration of stylistic diversity delivered with an unscripted flair. Born in Argentina and nurtured in … Read More

REVIEW: JAZZIZ Reviews Gene Ess’ “Apotheosis”

March 6, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Asher Wolf, JAZZIZ Apotheosis, a vibrant batch of original tunes, is guitarist Gene Ess’ fourth album with his quintet Fractal Attraction. Sampling a variety of groove-based styles ranging from post-bop and straightahead to rock and classical fusion, the pieces display an unwavering balance between restraint and catharsis. The ensemble functions like a typical bop … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Soul Message Band Releases “Soulful Days” on Delmark

March 5, 2019New Release, Press Reel

The Soul Message Band, featuring Chicago Icons Chris Foreman and Greg Rockingham, Release Debut Recording on Delmark, Soulful Days Delmark Records is proud to announce the February 15th release of Soulful Days, the new recording from Chris Foreman-Greg Rockingham-led ensemble Soul Message Band. On their Delmark debut, the esteemed compatriots join guitarist Lee Rothenberg and … Read More

REVIEW: All About Jazz Reviews Liebman/Coffin’s “On The Corner Live”

March 5, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

by Victor L. Schermer, All About Jazz When the Miles Davis album On the Corner (Columbia, 1972) was released, Davis had already begun to engage in electronic instrumentation and jazz fusion with soon to be revered recordings: In A Silent Way (Columbia, 1969), Bitch’s Brew (Columbia, 1970) and Jack Johnson (Columbia, 1971). On the Corner, however, was so experimental and funky that it incurred the wrath … Read More

REVIEW: Gabriel Zucker’s “Weighting” Reviewed by The Whole Note

March 5, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Ted Parkinson, The Whole Note Gabriel Zucker is a New York-based composer and pianist who has been creating music which combines elements of contemporary composition, jazz improvisation and indie band music. He writes and performs for a band he calls The Delegation which has a revolving membership and recently toured Ontario. Weighting sounds similar … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Skip Wilkins and Son Team Up on “Czech Wishes”, out 3/31/19

March 4, 2019New Release, Press Reel, Press Releases

Skip Wilkins To Release Thirteenth Album Czech Wishes On March 31st Featuring his son, saxophonist Daniel Wilkins Featuring Daniel Wilkins (tenor saxophone), Miroslav Hloucal (trumpet and flugelhorn), Tomáš Baroš (double bass), and Marek Urbánek (drums) New Port Line Records is proud to announce the release of pianist and composer Skip Wilkins’ latest recording, Czech Wishes. … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Sivan Arbel To Release Sophomore Album “Change Of Light” 4/2/19/Premieres new single “Change” on WMR

March 4, 2019Premiere, Press Reel, Press Releases

Sivan Arbel Shows New Sides on Sophomore Album Change Of Light Due Out on April 2, 2019 “Sivan Arbel is negotiating the veritable minefield of music in New York with brazen confidence and appears likely to make more interesting and ever wonderful music as a result.” – Raul da Gama, World Music Report Israeli born … Read More