PREMIERE: Daniel Meron’s “Embracing Wild” on Nextbop

July 25, 2019Premiere, Press Reel

by Sebastien Herlary, Nextbop Israeli born, NYC-based pianist and composer Daniel Meron, a Berklee College of Music graduate who studied under the tutelage of Danilo Perez, Hal Crook, and Joe Lovano, is set to release Embracing Wild, his fourth album as a leader, August 2nd via Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit Records. A global celebration of sorts, rooted … Read More

REVIEW: Zach Brock, Matt Ulery, and Jon Deitemyer’s “Wonderment” Reviewed by Textura

July 25, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Ron Schepper, Textura Wonderment is the debut trio album from violinist Zach Brock, double bassist Matt Ulery, and drummer Jon Deitemyer, but the performances are as locked-in as one would expect from musicians who’ve played together for almost fifteen years. Their casual monthly sessions in Chicago developed into local gigs plus a deepening musical connection … Read More

NEW LOUIS ARMSTRONG RELEASES – Dot Time To Release “Louis Armstrong Live in Europe” (CD/Digital) and “Louis Armstrong Live in Germany” (LP) on September 27

July 24, 2019New Release, Press Releases

Dot Time Records Announces the September 27th Release of Louis Armstrong Live in Europe, and Vinyl release of Louis Armstrong Live in Germany, Two Never-Before-Released European Recordings of Jazz Legend Louis Armstrong Recorded at Nice Opera House, Paris, France – February 22 & 23, 1948 and Titania Palast, Berlin, Germany – October 12, 1952 Dot … Read More

FEATURE: Features Chase Baird’s “Ripcord”

July 24, 2019Features, Press Reel

by Lab.fb Saxophonist Chase Baird has finally lifted the veil on his sophomore bandleader LP, A Life Between, with its first single “Ripcord”. Baird’s new single is a fascinating combination of smooth jazz and lo-fi grunge textures. Opening the album on a lofty, genre-bending note, “Ripcord” demonstrates Baird’s attempts to “to cultivate a romanticism inside [himself], … Read More

REVIEW: All About Jazz Reviews Skip Wilkins’ “Czech Wishes”

July 23, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

by Troy Dostert, All About Jazz Although he’s based in Eastern Pennsylvania, where he teaches at Lafayette College, pianist Skip Wilkins spends as much time as he can in the Czech Republic, the source of inspiration for his last two releases. Czech Dreams (New Port Line, 2013) and Czech Wishes, his current project, are not so much about crafting an … Read More