REVIEW: Andy Milne & Unison The reMission on Jazz Word

July 26, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By Ken Waxman, Jazz Word Favored in many styles of Jazz at least since the early 1950s, the conventional piano, bass and drums trio has been used by everyone from Teddy Wilson on one hand to Cecil Taylor on the other. The true test of interpretation for many though is how to assert individuality within … Read More

REVIEW: The Regina Carter Freedom Band’s “Swing States: Harmony In The Battlegrounds” Reviewed on Post Genre

July 26, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By Rob Shepherd, Post Genre American presidential campaigns are often very narrowly focused. One study showed that in the 2016 election a whopping ninety-four percent of events were held within twelve states with little, if any, attention paid to the remaining thirty-eight. The modern campaigning process often trades compassion among the populace for political power. … Read More

REVIEW: Pianist Carolina Calvache Takes Her Lyrical, Individualistic Style to New Depths – New York Music Daily

July 24, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By delarue, New York Music Daily It’s always validating to see an artist follow his or her muse and take their art to the next level. Pianist Carolina Calvache‘s 2014 debut album Sotareño was an ambitious mix of classically-inspired lyricism, postbop jazz and rhythms from her native Colombia. But Calvache is also a songwriter. Read … Read More

FEATURE: Live From Our Living Rooms on The CheckOut – WBGO

July 24, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By Simon Rentner,WBGO With jazz clubs shuttered, festivals canceled, and new album releases postponed, it’s difficult to get a pulse on today’s music scene. However, one musician-led organization is leading the way in keeping artists busy in a virtual space. Read the full article here.