Bassist/Bandleader Richie Goods Set to Release My Left Hand Man, a Tribute to His Late Mentor Mulgrew Miller on November 7th, 2019 Bassist, bandleader and producer Richie Goods is pleased to announce the November 7th release of his seminal album with his band The Goods Project, entitled My Left Hand Man. The consummate bassist’s third … Read More
by Mike Greenblatt, the Aquarian Weekly There is a scene in the 2015 movie Brooklyn wherein an immigrant named Ellis Lacey (played by Saoirse Ronan) steps off the boat from Ireland in her new world of New York City. Her eyes are filled with wonder and her right hand tightly grips her one piece of luggage. When … Read More
Grammy Award-winning Trumpeter Darren Barrett Enlists Kenny Garrett, Kurt Rosenwinkel and others to Explore the Innovations of Electronic Music Pioneer Nyle Steiner Mr. Steiner Due out November 8, 2019 On dB Studios With Noah Preminger (saxophone), Santiago Bosch (keyboards), Chad Selph (organ), Daniel Ashkenazy and Gonn Shani (bass), Mathéo Techer and Roni Kaspi (drums), Jeffrey … Read More
By: Jerome Wilson, All About Jazz Saxophonist Michael Eaton covers a lot of ground on this CD, using several different configurations of musicians in a program that encompasses angular, funk-laced fusion, airy sax and flute duets, a multi-saxophone workout and minimalism in the Philip Glass style. Read more here.
by Alan Young, NY Music Daily/Lucid Culture A Starry, Starry Night with Svetlana at Joe’s Pub Saturday night at the sold-out album release show for her latest cd Night at the Movies at Joe’s Pub, singer Svetlana further crystallized the lush sound she’s been gravitating further and further toward with each successive record. The erstwhile leader of longtime … Read More
Emma Frank and Aaron Parks Create a Plainspoken Kind of Magic on ‘Come Back’ by Will Layman, PopMatters 8/10 Emma Frank‘s 2018 recording, Ocean Av, was her first after moving from Montreal to New York, where she met and started collaborating with jazz pianist Aaron Parks. The partnership yielded a delicate kind of magic, weaving together jazz … Read More
by Raul da Gama, Jazz da Gama The nod to John Cage – intentional or unintentional – is in the title of this disc by Sam Newsome. Chaos Theory is Mr Newsome’s challenge to the very idea of music, using randomness as a basis for composition, doctoring his instrument to produce new and yet pure … Read More
How Wallace Roney Taught His Young Ensemble to ‘Trust the Music’ by John Murph, Downbeat Without overhauling his sound, trumpeter Wallace Roney’s music remains fresh, and his latest disc, Blue Dawn–Blue Lights evidences its quintessential vivacity. Full piece here.
Deer Head Records is proud to present the October 11th release of Skip & Dan Wilkins Quartet’s Someday. Through performances of oft-overlooked compositions from the Great American Songbook, this superb quartet offers its love letter to the historic Deer Head Inn of Pennsylvania, the oldest continuously running jazz club in the country. The album was … Read More