by Matt Micucci, Jazziz
“On Nar, visionary vocalist/composer Christiane Karam melds Middle Eastern and Balkan aesthetics with contemporary jazz alongside her quartet with pianist Vadim Neselovskyi, cellist Naseem Alatrash, bassist Peter Slavov and percussionist Keita Ogawa. This is her first full-length release in nine years.”
“Pianist Mathis Picard explores early influences and his inner musical world on his new solo piano venture, honoring his roots in jazz, classical and electronic. Live at the Museum documents his live multimedia performance at the National Museum of Harlem in New York City, recorded on location by sound engineer Todd Carter.”
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