REVIEW: AJOYO’s ‘War Chant’ Reviewed in Glide Magazine

May 21, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By Jim Hynes, Glide Magazine The first impression of listening to the jazz-world ensemble AJOYO is how infectious their music is. It stirs you from the opening title track “War Chant.” They are a multi-cultural quintet that infuses some of the tracks with special guests. This is their second album and they are led by … Read More

REVIEW: Andy Milne & Unison: The reMission – JazzTimes

May 21, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By Jeff Tamarkin, JazzTimes Aside from its unusual approach to capitalization, the title isn’t an attempt to be clever; this album is the first recording released by pianist Andy Milne since being diagnosed with, and recovering from, prostate cancer in 2017. The experience, and in particular the homeopathic healing process he underwent, gave Milne—who leads … Read More

PODCAST: Interview with LLP Founder Lydia Liebman on All That’s Jazz

May 21, 2020Press Reel, Radio/Podcasts

By Allen Scott, All That’s Jazz Lydia Liebman is an accomplished media and music industry professional with experience deeply rooted in jazz as a publicist, concert promoter, radio host, musician, producer and journalist. She currently runs Lydia Liebman Promotions, a boutique public relations agency and consulting firm based in NYC. Listen to this podcast here.

REVIEW: The Songbook Session By Lauren Henderson – The Jazz Owl

May 21, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By Travis Rodgers Jr, The Jazz Owl Lauren Henderson continues to thrill, comfort, and amaze with every album she has released. Whether YouTube live performances, EPs, or full-length albums, Lauren never disappoints. Her 2020 CD The Songbook Session (Brontosaurus Records) is no different. Read the full review here.

REVIEW: Rachel Therrien ‘VENA’ Reviewed in Downbeat

May 21, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By J.D Considine, Downbeat Canada has produced a striking range of trumpet greats, from Maynard Ferguson to Kenny Wheeler. And in recent years we can add the singular Ingrid Jensen, free-jazz poet Lina Allemano, singer/trumpeter Bria Skonberg and avant-garde experimentalist Steph Richards to that list. Rachel Therrien might not have garnered as much attention as … Read More