BEST OF 2021: The Glide 20 Honors Albums From Gerry Gibbs, Allan Harris, The Baylor Project, Ulysses Owens Jr., Lennie Tristano – Glide Magazine

December 16, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

by Jim Hynes, Glide Magazine Several LLP clients have received honors from Jim Hynes on his yearly roundup of 2021’s Best Jazz Albums. Among the Top 20 was Gerry Gibbs for his record Songs From My Father.  The honorable mention section also features members of the LLP roster, including: The Baylor Project – Generations Ulysses … Read More

BEST OF 2021: Gonzalo Rubalcaba’s ‘Skyline’ – KCBX

December 15, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

by David Figueroa, KCBX “Skyline, the most recent work from master Cuban pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba, is a gem of trio jazz produced on his 5Passion record label. Jazz heroes of his childhood, bassist Ron Carter and drummer Jack DeJohnette, join Rubalcaba on this richly-satisfying collection of music from three jazz giants.” Read the full Best … Read More

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Charnett Moffett Trio’s ‘Remembering Your Love’ featuring Jana Herzen

December 15, 2021Press Reel, Video

by Mike Flynn, Jazzwise “The live recording comes from a 25 July performance at Yoshi’s and includes two new Moffett compositions, including the track ‘Remembering Your Love’, a spiritual, danceable and swinging ‘jazz standard’ with a Brazilian/Latin tinge penned by Moffett and Herzen. Herzen’s rich vocals ride the syncopated inter-locked swing of the bass, drums … Read More

FEATURE: Negroni’s Trio Discusses Inspiration Behind New Album, ‘Esperanzas’ – Jazziz

December 13, 2021Features, Press Reel

by Shaun Brady, Jazziz “In whatever language you speak, esperanza — “hope” in English — has been in distressingly short supply of late, between the turmoil of political divisiveness and the tragedy of a rampaging global virus. But that’s precisely why Negroni’s Trio decided to christen their vibrant 11th album Esperanzas (Sony Latin).” Read the full feature article … Read More