Horizons Quartet Will Release Self-Titled Debut On June 25, 2021 via PM Records Horizons Quartet features Dan Wilkins, James Collins, Gene Perla and Byron Landham Producers Dan Wilkins, James Collins, and Jeff Hiatt, along with Gene Perla and PM Records, are proud to announce the self-titled debut release from Horizons Quartet, coming June 25, 2021. … Read More
By Glenn Daniels, The Jazz Page Tone is a deeply engrossing, intimate recording from pianist Jarrett Cherner and vocalist Sarah Elizabeth Charles. Although the recording process began some time before, the effort was completed remotely as Covid-19 disrupted in-person gathering. Read more here.
by Ken Waxman, Jazzword “These recently discovered performances find both bandleaders and their quartets at the height of their fame and are distinctive definitions of their individual work..Time OutTakes’ fascination lies in its preservation of an alternate take on history. Accustomed tunes are here, but performed just little differently than the versions entrenched in collective … Read More
By Jeremy Smith, Last Row Music As difficult as 2020 was for the world, 2021 is looking to be more hopeful; and Questions Left Unanswered by Sounds of A&R is a perfect introduction to a new hope in moving forward from a whirlwind of a year. Starting off with an introduction in “Thus The Beginning” the listener learns … Read More
By Jerome Wilson, All About Jazz Kristiana Roemer is a young German singer whose voice has a lilt and plush texture reminiscent of Annette Peacock. On this, her first album, she uses her intriguing sound in the service of both conventional jazz tunes and floating, airy pieces which border on art songs. Most of the … Read More
By Ann Alex, bebop spoken here No sooner do I make a statement on BSH, than something happens to contradict me! I included There Are Such Things in my list of 10 favourite songs, and said that I hadn’t come across the song very much, then up it pops as the first track on this … Read More
Pianist Alex Conde Reimagines Bud Powell Through a Flamenco Lens on Descarga for Bud, New Album out May 28, 2021 via Sedajazz Descarga for Bud is the exhilarating new album from Spanish pianist and bandleader Alex Conde. A bold reimagining of compositions by one of jazz’s most enigmatic figures, Bud Powell, this illuminating 9-track set … Read More
By Lara Eidi, Backseat Mafia HERALDING from the bustling scene where contemporary jazz meets folk meets West African harmony, LA-based Adam Moezinia brings much needed joy with his latest release, aptly titled “Celebration”. Read more here.
By C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz “In the chemistry lab, solvents are said to be punctilious when they have been completely purified through filtering, distillation, and chromatography. Punctilious ether, if a sound, could be compared to the perfectly polished tone generated from lead crystal when struck with a platinum spoon. This is the level … Read More
By Wulf Muller Logan Richardson / AfroFuturism – “The albums diverse compositions are enhanced by keyboards, synthesizers and programmed parts, with sound samples used frequently amid heavy grooves. Modern jazz it is, but with a nod to the past.” Michael Wolff / Live at Vitellos – “Wolff and Isham are amazing soloists, backed and pushed … Read More