by George Harris, Jazz Weekly “Playing basses, guitar and adding vocals, Ben Tiberio brings together a lyrical post bop team of Nathan Reisning/as, Lex Korten/p-key, Evan Hyde/dr and guest Morgan Guerin/ts for a collection of graceful originals.” Read the full review here.
by Suraya Mohamed, NPR “No one parties harder than married musical duo The Baylor Project (singer Jean and drummer Marcus Baylor) on “We Swing (The Cypher).” A festive celebration of the jazz tradition, this high energy tune features acclaimed vocalists Jazzmeia Horn and Dianne Reeves..” Read the full article here.
Charlie Rosen and Jake Silverman Celebrate GRAMMY® Nomination for Arrangement “Meta Knight’s Revenge” on The 8-Bit Big Band’s Backwards Compatible “Meta Knight’s Revenge” is nominated for Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella at the 64th GRAMMY® Awards New York, NY – The 8-Bit Big Band’s January 2021 release, Backwards Compatible has received a GRAMMY® Nomination … Read More
Pianist Bill O’Connell Celebrates GRAMMY® Nomination for Composition “Chopsticks” on Richard Baratta’s Music in Film: The Reel Deal “Chopsticks” is nominated for Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella at the 64th GRAMMY® Awards New York, NY – “Chopsticks,” the fourth track off of drummer Richard Baratta’s album Music in Film: The Reel Deal, which was … Read More
GRAMMY® Nominated Vocalist Catherine Russell to Release New Album, Send For Me Out April 1, 2022 via Dot Time Records Release Tour Kicks off February 4 through May 13 “One of jazz’s most celebrated vocalists…a dogged song sleuth with a vast and varied book of salty blues, swooning ballads, pre World War II pop tunes, … Read More
by Mark Ruffin, Jazziz “Two ascending stars of the New York jazz scene have gotten together for what is definitely one of the most fun holiday releases of the year. “Season’s Swingin’ Greetings” (Cellar Music Group) finds the young trumpeter/vocalist Benny Benack III the perfect ornament for the Steven Feifke Big Band.” Read the complete article … Read More
by Dee Dee McNeil, LA Jazz Scene “On his recent recording, Alex Brown weaves in his own fiery talents on piano and keyboard, enticing us to enjoy his composer skills.” Read the full feature story here.
by Thomas Cunniffe, Jazz History Online “Covering Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Eve, Benny Benack‘s holiday collaboration with Steven Feifke offers “Season’s Swingin’ Greetings” to his evergrowing fan base. The album was recorded over a three-year period with some tracks recorded remotely thanks to COVID. But the recording method is secondary on this delightful album, as Benack … Read More
by Matt Micucci, Jazziz “The record includes arrangements of holiday classics as well as brand new compositions. Season’s Swingin’ Greetings marks the two close friends’ first release as co-leaders and will also be available in a Deluxe Edition package.” Read the full article here.
by Peter Quinn, Jazzwise “This new collection from singer, songwriter, pianist, producer and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Eckroth, her first release on Rainy Days Records, presents a fascinating sonic journey in the company of an outstanding band.” Read the full review here.