CHARNETT MOFFETT TRIO SET TO RELEASE LIVE EP FOLLOWING 2021’s INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED “NEW LOVE” featuring Jana Herzen | with Corey Garcia Out on Motéma Music: DIGITAL EP: “LIVE” drops 10/22/21 | SINGLE: “Summertime” Out Now! “The interplay of this trio is stupendous and breathtaking.” – JAZZ’N’MORE (Switzerland) Renowned jazz bass virtuoso Charnett Moffett is set … Read More
Month: September 2021
REVIEW: Gonzalo Rubalcaba / Ron Carter / Jack Dejohnette “Skyline” – Jazz Trail
By Filipe Freitas, Jazz Trail On his newest trio album, Cuban-born piano maverick Gonzalo Rubalcaba reunites with the mentors of his youth, the bassist Ron Carter and the drummer Jack DeJohnette. The former associated himself to the pianist’s musical cause on the album Diz… (Somethin’ Else, 1994), while the latter appeared on Images (Somethin’ Else, … Read More
REVIEW: Keith Loftis “Original State” – Jazz Weekly
By George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly If you want an Old School sound on your tenor, check out this guy Keith Loftis, who is big and bold in vintage Sonny Rollins fashion with his team of John Chin/p, Eric Wheeler/b and Walter Jones III/dr on this album of mostly originals. Read more here.
REVIEW: Skyline by Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ron Carter and Jack DeJohnette – Shepherd Express
By Morton Shlatbotnik, Shepherd Express Like several other respected musicians, pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba emigrated from Cuba to the U.S. seeking opportunities. He won a Grammy after his arrival. For his new album of Afro-Cuban accented jazz, Rubalcaba sought two of his heroes. The rhythm section of bassist Ron Carter and drummer Jack DeJohnette prove to … Read More
NEW RELEASE: Israeli tenor saxophonist Asaf Yuria presents his sophomore album ‘Exorcisms’ due out November 5, 2021 via Jojo Records
Israeli tenor saxophonist Asaf Yuria presents his sophomore album ‘Exorcisms’ due out November 5, 2021 via Jojo Records Jojo Records is pleased to announce the November 5, 2021 release of Exorcisms, a new album from exciting Israeli saxophonist Asaf Yuria. Yuria draws seamlessly from the proud jazz combo tradition of Art Blakey and Lee Morgan … Read More
EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Jazz Funk Bassist Richie Goods & The Goods Project Announce Upcoming Tour Sponsored by South Arts Jazz Road Touring Grant
Jazz Funk Bassist Richie Goods & The Goods Project Announce Upcoming Tour Sponsored by South Arts Jazz Road Touring Grant The acclaimed jazz bassist will hit the road early October starting in Maryland and ending in the Midwest. “A master of the feel-it-deep feel on both upright and electric bass, the artist, composer and producer … Read More
THE WEEK IN JAZZ: Lucy Yeghiazaryan and Vanisha Gould, In Her Words – JAZZIZ
By Matt Micucci, Jazziz New York-based vocalists/songwriters Lucy Yeghiazaryan and Vanisha Gould released their debut collaborative LP on September 24. Read more here.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Jazz Funk Bassist Richie Goods & The Goods Project Announce Upcoming Tour – Broadway World
By Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World New York-based, Pittsburgh-raised funk bass legend Richie Goods and his working band The Goods Project have received a prestigious South Arts Jazz Road touring grant, which will bring the group on the road this fall starting the first week of October. The bassist, known for his blending of funk and … Read More
FEATURE: With ‘Girl Talk,’ Sasha Dobson Returns to Standards and Swing, in a New York State of Mind – WBGO
By Greg Bryant, WBGO Singer-songwriter Sasha Dobson’s latest album, Girl Talk, is an engaging return to her first love: standards and swing. Read more here.
The Listening Guide: Dave Liebman “Selflessness” – NQ Jazz
By Editor, NQ Jazz This week we have the latest edition of our tributes and continuations theme, featuring albums that recognise the importance of, or sometimes represent a continuation of the ethos of, a jazz luminary. Read more here.