REVIEW: Sonic Soul Reviews Lauren Desberg’s “Out for Delivery”

June 30, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

Joerg Schmitt, Sonic Soul German: Mädchen aus gutem Hause. Und mit den richtigen Freunden. Laura Desberg ist schlau, ein wenig frech, gut erzogen und mit jener Prise Überlegenheit ausgestattet, die sich aus einer diffusen Mischung des Bewusstseins der eigenen Stärken und dem andauernden Zweifel darüber, ob diese auch der rauen Wirklichkeit da draußen standhalten können, zusammenfügt. … Read More

REVIEW: Stereogum Reviews Curtis Nowosad’s New Self-Titled Release (SessionHeads United) and Eric Hofbauer’s Five Agents, Book of Water (Creative Nation Music)

June 28, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Phil Freeman, Stereogum Eric Hofbauer’s Five Agents, Book Of Water (Creative Nation Music) Guitarist Eric Hofbauer is best known for his Prehistoric Jazz series, on which he creates chamber-jazz interpretations of early 20th century classical pieces like Igor Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring or Charles Ives’ Three Places in New England. His new project, Five Agents, is inspired by the … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Bassist Ben Wolfe To Release New Album “Fatherhood” on August 30th

June 28, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Bassist/Composer Ben Wolfe Dedicates Introspective New Album to his Late Father Fatherhood – Due Out August 30th Uniting Jazz Veterans and Rising Stars: Giveton Gelin, Immanuel Wilkins, Ruben Fox, JD Allen, Steve Davis, Luis Perdomo, Orrin Evans, Joel Ross, Donald Edwards & String Quartet Pre-Release Shows: Dizzy’s Club, August 1st-4th, New York City Stalwart bassist … Read More

REVIEW: Natalie Cressman & Ian Faquini: Setting Rays of Summer (Cressman Music) Reviewed by Jazztimes

June 28, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Andrew Gilbert, Jazztimes Some albums arrive without precedent, a world unto themselves. While bringing to mind the sophisticated, jazz-infused post-Tropicalia songs of Brazilian composers like Guinga, Milton Nascimento, and Marcos Valle, Natalie Cressman and Ian Faquini’s unusual duo album Setting Rays of Summer sounds as fresh and revivifying as a clear mountain stream. A guitarist, vocalist, … Read More

REVIEW: Eitan Kenner’s “8Ball City” Reviewed by Progressive Rock Fanatics

June 24, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Stephen Conrad, Progressive Rock Fanatics Mish-Mash Planetoid Start with the visual:  this is stunning, evocative art setting the stage for what is to come. “Mish-mash” since there are elements of science fiction with airships zooming about, futuristic high-rise buildings of various shapes and sizes, more traditional looking buildings in the foreground, nature (looking prickly, … Read More