16th Annual Jazz Critics Poll Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trios, Songs From My Father (Whaling City Sound) New Releases – Philip Booth (JazzTimes, Jazziz, Relix) New Releases – Andrew Gilbert (San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Classical Voice, Bay Area News Group) New Releases – Mark Holston (Jazziz, Latino) New Releases – Yoshi Kato (San Francisco … Read More
PLAYLIST: Michael Feinberg “Janky in the Middle (feat. Jeff Tain Watts)” Hard Times – All About Jazz
By Ludovico Gravassu, All About Jazz Happy listening! Check this playlist here.
NEW JAZZ ADDS: The Keith Brown Trio “African Ripples” – WTJU
By Dave Rogers, WTJU Keith Brown Trio – African Ripples (Space Time): “Space Time Records is proud to announce the May 20, 2021 release of African Ripples, the long-awaited new album by multi-faceted pianist, composer and arranger Keith Brown. Read more here.
JAZZTIMES READERS POLLS: Charles McPherson, Regina Carter & The Royal Bopsters included -JAZZTIMES
By JazzTimes Voting for the 2020 JazzTimes Readers’ Poll was conducted via an online survey at JazzTimes.com. Winners are bolded; runners-up are listed below in order of number of votes (an asterisk * denotes a tie). When casting their ballots, readers were asked to focus on artists’ achievements occurring between January and December 2020. Read … Read More
FEBRUARY CHOICES: S.O.A.R ” Questions Left Unanswered” – Jazz FM London
By Ruth Fisher, Jazz Fm This is just one of those albums that with each listen I hear something new and fresh. The combination of April’s gorgeous vocals and Randall’s evocative trumpet playing quite simply works! Read more here.
The Best Jazz on Bandcamp: January 2021: Santi Debriano “Flash of The Spirit” – Bandcamp Daily
By Dave Sumner, Bandcamp Daily It would be easy to peg this music as simply a byproduct of various influences. The musics of Santi Debriano’s native Panama, and his long-time roots in the nucleus of New York City, can be directly felt on Flash of the Spirit, as can the experience of his collaborations with … Read More
PLAYLIST: Aymée Nuviola & Gonzalo Rubalcaba in Caribbean Beat Magazine
By Caroline Taylor, Caribbean Beat Magazine Happy new year, and welcome to the latest digital-only edition of Caribbean Beat magazine, which rings in 2021 with a collection of Carnival memories, in images and words. T&T Carnival may be cancelled this year because of COVID-19, but it’s still a chance to reflect on what we truly … Read More
5 Powerful Protest Songs Released by Womxn in 2020: Thana Alexa “The Resistance” on Audio Femme
By Alexa Peters, Audio Femme Music has always served as a battle cry and a balm during particularly tumultuous times, and in 2020—when injustices like the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on BIPOC, the slaying of George Floyd by police, the assault on immigrant, women’s, and LGBTQIA rights by the Trump Administration became apparent—music … Read More
Rhythm Planet’s Autumn Harvest: Richard Baratta, The Royal Bopsters, Brandi Disterheft & Chad McCullough on the Rhythm Planet Playlist for 11/24/20: KCRW
By Tom Schnabel, KCRW This week, we sample a new crop of recent releases along with a few classic sides mixed in. Check this playlist here.
PODCAST: Latin Jazz at it’s best! Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Aymée Nuviola en Canción a Quemarropa
Por Hector Martin, Canción a Quemarropa Nuevo programa de Canción a quemarropa, en esta ocasión con una importante mezcla de discos que nos han llegado orientado a la música más bailable y latina. Hoy puedes disfrutarlo en versión podcast, como es habitual: Para escuchar este programa presione aquí.