REVIEW: Innovative Piano and Vibraphone Tunes From Miki Yamanaka – New York Music Daily

October 30, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By delarue, New York Music Daily Today’s Halloween installment concerns vibraphonist and pianist Miki Yamanaka’s Human Dust Suite album, streaming at Bandcamp. She takes inspiration for the record’s five-part centerpiece from Agnes Denes’ famous 1969 black-and-white photograph, which shows what’s left of a corpse after it’s been cremated. Read this review here.  

NEW RELEASE: Chet Baker & Wolfgang Lackerschmid’s QUINTET SESSION out 11/13/20 via Dot Time

October 29, 2020New Release, Press Releases

Dot Time Records Announces Latest Addition to Their Legends Series Lackerschmid/Baker: Quintet Session 1979, A Historic Release of Five Master Musicians in their Creative Prime Featuring An All-Star Lineup of Chet Baker, Wolfgang Lackerschmid, Larry Coryell, Tony Williams and Buster Williams Due Out November 13, 2020 Dot Time Records is thrilled to announce the November … Read More

REVIEW: Charles McPherson’s ‘Jazz Dance Suites’ – Jazz Weekly

October 29, 2020Uncategorized

by George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly Charles Mingus alumnus Charles McPherson successfully combines swinging bop with movements for ballet on this fascinating release with a flexible team of Terell Stafford/tp, Jeb Patton-Randy Porter/p, Billy Drummond/b, David Wong/b, Yotam Silberstein/g and Lorraine Castellanos/voc. McPherson’s daughter is a soloist for the San Diego Ballet, causing the inspiration … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Lauren Henderson Rings in the Holidays with New EP “Classic Christmas’ – out 11/13/2020

October 28, 2020New Release, Press Releases

Vocalist Lauren Henderson Celebrates the Holiday Season with EP Classic Christmas A contemporary take on four holiday gems Due out on November 13, 2020 via Brontosaurus Records Critically acclaimed vocalist, arranger, and musical impresario Lauren Henderson ushers in the holiday season with her newest recording Classic Christmas. Due out on November 13th via the artist’s … Read More