by Rob Lester, Talkin’ Broadway “In love and music, misery always loves company and catharsis. No wonder the cautionary lament “You Don’t Know What Love Is,” about the agonizing symptoms of a broken heart is still around and being recorded. It has survived for 80 years, following its first near-death experience of being cut from … Read More
Month: August 2021
NEW RELEASE: Pianist Richard Johnson Presents FIRST GLANCE, New Album due out August 27th, 2021 via Afar Music
Pianist Richard D. Johnson Presents His Expressive New Release, First Glance due out August 27, 2021 via Afar Music Pianist and composer Richard D. Johnson is proud to announce the release of his latest recording, First Glance, due out August 27, 2021 via Afar Music. The product of a spontaneous recording session, this all-original program … Read More
Jazz Album of the Week: Roni Ben-Hur’s Nod to Bebop, Bossa Nova, and His Sephardic Jewish Roots – WRTI
by Matt Silver, WRTI In addition to being a supremely talented musician, Roni Ben-Hur is a smart man. The veteran guitarist—Israeli born and raised—not only understands how to craft tunes, but also gets how to build an album that reflects the essential touchstones of his musicality. Read the feautre here.
REVIEW: Berta Moreno “Tumaini” – Inside:Cool Music Magazine
By Editor, Inside:Cool Music Magazine umaini, the new album by Madrid-born, New York-based saxophonist and composer Berta Moreno is an uplifting and joyous musical journey that takes listeners on a tour of Kenya. Informed by the bandleader’s life-changing experience volunteering in the Kawangware region several years ago, this heart-led new release intertwines elements of soul, jazz, … Read More
REVIEWS: Lorne Lofksy’s ‘This Song Is New’ and Jihye Lee’s ‘Daring Mind’ – LA Jazz Scene
by Scott Yanow, LA Jazz Scene Read both reviews in full here.
REVIEWS: Steven Feifke, Dara Tucker, Tim Mayer, and Paul Bedal Albums in August 2021 Issue – Jazz Views UK
by Euan Dixon, Derek Ansell, Jazz Views The August 2021 issue of Jazz Views UK includes reviews of Steven Feifke‘s Kinetic, Dara Tucker‘s Dreams of Waking: Music for a Better World, Tim Mayer‘s Keeper of the Flame and Paul Bedal‘s Cerulean Stars. Read the full reviews here.