All About Jazz “Finally, after years of planning and preparation, these two consummate artists come together to produce a work of true artistic significance. This firey new release features unique renditions of Cuban classics such including ‘Bemba Colorá.’” Read the full Track of the Day article here.
Bill Warfield and the Hell’s Kitchen Funk Orchestra to Perform at Keystone Korner Baltimore on March 28th, 2021 Streaming Show at 6:30 PM, EST + Available for 72 Hours Post-Performance The innovative composer, bandleader, and trumpeter Bill Warfield is set to hit the stage with The Hell’s Kitchen Funk Orchestra at the Keystone Korner, located … Read More
By Allen Scott, All That Jazz Fulfilling a longtime dream of working together, award-winning artists Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Aymée Nuviola released Viento y Tiempo – Live at Blue Note Tokyo. Childhood friends from Havana, Cuba, who have both received widespread acclaim for their work, they joined forces for this live recording that took place during the … Read More
All About Jazz “The whole album ‘Let It Shine’ is a spiritual meditation of collaborative melding of texture and timbre between Jeff Coffin’s multiple instruments and the cello. I love how the bass flute and cello sing together on ‘Do You Still.’” Read the full article here.
Award-Winning Vocalist/Pianist Laila Biali Receives 2021 JUNO Award Nomination For Album Out of Dust, To Release Video “Satellite” March 17 The award-winning artist has received a 2021 JUNO nomination for her latest album, “Out of Dust” a week before the release of her new lyric video for song “Satellite.” The award-winning vocalist and pianist Laila … Read More
By Debbie Burke Releasing this month on the Italian label GleAM Records, the new CD “A Congregation of Folks” by front man/sax player Daniele Germani presents some top-notch material. Read more here.
By Jim Hynes, Glide Magazine Afrofuturism is the fifth solo album on five different labels by the alto saxophonist/composer/producer Logan Richardson, likely an indication of his unbounded curiosity, and restless, open-minded approach. Five albums may not seem like many but consider that Richardson stays busy as a sideman too, having appeared on these acclaimed albums in … Read More
By Frank Griffith, Bebop Spoken Here Veteran Canadian guitarist, Lorne Lofsky’s latest release is his first one as a leader in over 20 years. Joining him is his quartet, made up of long-time musical colleagues, with whom Lofsky has been playing since the early 1980s. Read more here.
By Greg Bryant, Nate Chinen, WBGO A force of nature — that’s how many admirers memorialized drummer Ralph Peterson, Jr. when he died earlier this month, at 58. And it’s easy to understand why, given the cyclonic fury of his time feel, and the incendiary drama of his attack. Read more here.
By Matt Micucci, Jazziz Heralded drummer/composer Ulysses Owens Jr. demonstrated a fresh approach to a large ensemble in jazz on his upcoming LP. Soul Conversations. Acclaimed saxophonist/composer Jeff Coffin and cellist/composer Helen Gillet offer a masterclass in counterpoint and thoughtful interplay on their genre-defiant new duo album, Let It Shine. Read both album announcements here.