REVIEWS: Bruce Harris’ ‘Soundview’ & Angela Wrigley Trio’s ‘You Don’t Know What Love Is’ – Jazz Weekly

August 26, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

By George Harris, Jazz Weekly “Canadian vocalist Angela Wrigley has a Memphis soul to her voice..” “Trumpeter Bruce Harris takes you back to the classic and vintage days of boppers like Blue Mitchell and Kenny Dorham on this swinging collection of tunes..” Read George Harris’ full reviews of Angela Wrigley’s You Don’t Know What Love … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Bassist Michael Feinberg Releases New Album HARD TIMES due out October 22, 2021 via Fresh Sound

August 26, 2021New Release, Press Releases

Michael Feinberg releases provocative new music composed throughout pandemic, due out October 22, 2021 Bassist and composer Michael Feinberg issues Hard Times, his eighth album as a leader spotlighting a fiercely integrative sound. At once stark and uplifting, the Fresh Sounds release expresses his layered response to the pandemic that, “offered some challenging opportunities,” according … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Guitarist Eric Hofbauer and Drummer Dylan Jack Present New Album PERIOD PIECES due out October 22, 2021 via Creative Nation Music

August 25, 2021New Release, Press Releases

Guitarist Eric Hofbauer and Drummer Dylan Jack Present Period Pieces, due out on October 22, 2021 via Creative Nation Music Creative Nation Music is delighted to announce the release of Period Pieces, the latest artistic offering from Boston-based guitarist/composer Eric Hofbauer and drummer/composer Dylan Jack. Working in constant dialogue with pulse, form and ‘freeness’, this album … Read More

REVIEWS: New Albums From Leon Lee Dorsey and Haeun Joo – John Chacona

August 21, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

By John Chacona “Saudade describes a pensive, melancholic longing, a bittersweet, somewhat diffuse sense of absence. It’s a Brazilian word and a universal emotion that Korean-born pianist Haeun Joo captures effectively on her debut recording ‘We Will Find.’” “Pittsburgh-born bassist Leon Lee Dorsey has had a busy 2021. In January he released “Thank You Mr. Mabern,” … Read More

REVIEW: Leon Lee Dorsey’s ‘Freedom Jazz Dance’ – Making A Scene

August 20, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

By Jim Hynes, Making A Scene “Bassist Leon Lee Dorsey and legendary drummer Mike Clark are a tandem that just keeps on chugging, raising curiosity as to who will be the third member to join them on their next outing. Freedom Jazz Dance marks their fourth collaboration, having begun with 2019’s Monk Time (with guitarist Greg Skaff, 2020’s Play Sgt. Pepper (with pianist … Read More