REVIEW: Hot House Reviews Brent Birckhead’s Debut!

July 30, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

Brent Birckhead Ginny’s Supper Club/August 23rd Stephanie Jones, Hot House In Brent Birckhead’s music, listeners find past, present and future expression. Baltimore born and raised, the alto saxophonist and multi-woodwind artist is part of a talented generation that cross-pollinates art forms – an emergent collective whose identity is at once passionately collaborative and defiantly individualistic. … Read More

The Legacy Continues with Ralph Peterson and the Messenger Legacy with Newport, New Dates and New Lineup!

July 30, 2019Press Releases, Special Announcement

The Legacy Continues with Ralph Peterson and the Messenger Legacy Live at the Newport Jazz Festival August 3rd, Plus New Dates Announced!  “The players keep faith with the tradition rather than chancing any 21st century genre-bends, but it was a great tradition, celebrated with expert devotion here.” John Fordham, Jazzwise  “This double disc set proves … Read More

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: John Minnock and Dave Liebman Return to 54 Below on September 20th

July 29, 2019Event Announcement, Press Releases

JOHN MINNOCK, NEW BREED JAZZ VOCALIST with DAVE LIEBMAN, NEA JAZZ MASTER & GRAMMY NOMINATED JAZZ SAXOPHONIST on September 20, 2019 at 9:00 PM AT FEINSTEIN’S/,54 BELOW, BROADWAY’S SUPPER CLUB FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents critically jazz vocalist John Minnock on September 20, 2019 at 9:00 PM. For his second engagement at Feinstein’s/54 Below, … Read More

FEATURE: Ben Wolfe on the Cover of Hot House, August 2019 Edition

July 29, 2019Features

by George Kanzler, Hot House Ben Wolfe’s Fatherhood is the bassist’s musical eulogy to his father, Dan, who died last year. But it is in no way maudlin or a downer. Rather, it is a celebration, featuring a vibrant and changing cast of musicians on nine originals and one standard. Seven of the tunes feature a string … Read More

FEATURE: Earshot Jazz Features Roxy Coss!

July 27, 2019Features, Press Reel

Paul Rauch, Earshot Jazz Being a Seattle jazz musician, and spending some serious time in New York City has become a rite of passage in many ways. Those who venture east seem to gain an edge, not only in terms of experience, but in the understanding that there are no excuses. Do the work. Find … Read More

NEXTBOP: Review of Ulery/Brock/Deitemyer’s “Wonderment”

July 25, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

by Anthony Dean Harris, Nextbop  Violinist Zach Brock, bassist Matt Ulery, and drummer Jon Deitemyer first started playing together in 2005 in Chicago. It was a musical companionship that made sense and held to various degrees over the years, overcoming Brock’s move to New York and how time and friendships can naturally grow and evolve. … Read More