by Matt Micucci, Jazziz Discover great new music this weekend with our weekly roundup of new songs and albums! This week’s New Release Cheat Sheet features new music by Joe Lovano, Kristiana Roemer, Steven Feifke and more. See here.
By Jim Hynes, Glide Magazine In 2020 one of the most active musicians from a recording standpoint was NEA Jazz Master saxophonist Dave Liebman, which this writer covered at least four times, twice on these pages. In fact, this effort, Invitation, was originally slated for a 2020 release but was pushed back given last October’s … Read More
By Wulf Muller, Wulf’s Music + Blog Bass player and producer Dorsey brought legendary soul jazz pianist Harold Mabern to the studio in July 2019 to record a trio album that as well featured Mike Clark, the former Headhunters drummer. Sadly, shortly after this session Mabern passed away, but this album is a welcome reminder … Read More
Celebrated Pianist and Bandleader Steven Feifke Announces the Release of His Long-Awaited Big Band Debut, Kinetic, Out April 9, 2021 via Outside in Music Watch the video for “Nica’s Dream” – Premiered by Jazziz Outside in Music is proud to announce the release of Kinetic, the spellbinding big band debut from pianist, composer, arranger, orchestrator, … Read More
By Matt Micucci, Jazziz Lackershmid/Baker: Quintet Sessions 1979 is a collection of recordings by trumpeter Chet Baker and vibraphonist Wolfgang Lackershmid alongside a stellar rhythm session with guitarist Larry Coryell, bassist Buster Williams and drummer Tony Williams. Read more here.
By C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz The year 1959 was a watershed for jazz music. It saw the releases of Miles Davis‘Kind of Blue (Columbia); John Coltrane‘s Giant Steps (Atlantic ); Ornette Coleman‘sThe Shape of Jazz to Come (Atlantic); Charles Mingus‘ Mingus Ah Um (Inpulse!); and, of course, the Dave BrubeckQuartet’s Time Out (Columbia). … Read More
By Jerome Wilson, All About Jazz This CD consists of previously unreleased takes from the recording sessions for Dave Brubeck‘s classic album, Time Out(Columbia, 1959). Read more here.
by Charles Waring, MOJO Magazine
By John Chacona, PostGenre Let’s start with “Take Five,” a tune most serious jazz fans might be grateful never to hear again. Read more here.
By Bill Buckley, Soul & Jazz & Funk Allan Harris is a Brooklyn-born, Harlem-based soul and jazz vocalist/guitarist/bandleader/composer who made his recording debut way back in 1994 with ‘Setting The Standard’. Since then, he’s released over a dozen acclaimed long players, shared stages with people like Tony Bennett, Dionne Warwick, Diana Krall, Abbey Lincoln, Natalie … Read More