The Listening Guide: Haeun Joo “We Will Find” – NQ Jazz

August 31, 2021Features, Press Reel

By Editor, NQ Jazz Pianist Haeun Joo completes our list with her first album of fantastic original compositions, entitled We Will Find. Joo, who plays piano and sings on the recording, is joined by Matt Holman on trumpet and flugelhorn, Doug Weiss on bass, Ronen Itzik on drums. Read more here.    

The Listening Guide: Bruce Harris “Soundview” – NQ Jazz

August 31, 2021Features, Press Reel

By Editor, NQ Jazz his week’s theme is quartets. Trumpeter Bruce Harris strikes an elegant balance between traditional and contemporary jazz styles on his sophomore album, Soundview. Leading a quartet which features Sullivan Fortner on piano, David Wong on bass, and Aaron Kimmel on drums, the Wynton Marsalis-touted composer and leader covers a couple of … Read More

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: New this week: ‘The Suicide Squad,’ ‘Vivo’ and Streisand – Gerry Gibbs ‘Songs From My Father’

August 28, 2021Press Reel

by Mark Kennedy, The Associated Press — Multi-instrumentalist and jazz composer Gerry Gibbs honors the late Chick Corea on his 13th album, “Songs From My Father.” The collection features Corea and Ron Carter on “Bopstacle Course” and “Sweet Young Song of Love.” The last song on the first disc is “Hey Chick,” also in honor of Corea, … Read More