Feature: Dot Time Records’ Legends series new release – Louis Armstrong Live in Europe by London Jazz News

November 21, 2019Features, Interviews, Press Reel

By Leah Williams, London Jazz News  Launched in 2015, the Dot Time Records Legends series has so far given the world a whole range of incredible, unreleased music from greats such as Ella Fitzgerald, Ben Webster and Wolfgang Lackerschmid with Chet Baker. There have been four Louis Armstrong releases to date with the latest – … Read More

FEATURE: Jazz Great Ralph Peterson and Messenger Legacy are coming to Philly to celebrate Art Blakey by The Philadelphia Inquirer

November 21, 2019Features, Press Reel

By Shaun Brady, The Philadelphia Inquirer  Ralph Peterson has been thinking a lot about legacy. That’s somewhat inevitable in jazz, where tradition and history always loom large. Last month marked the centennial anniversary of the birth of Peterson’s mentor, the iconic drummer Art Blakey. The music composed under Blakey’s guidance by such legends as Wayne … Read More

4.5 STARS: All About Jazz Reviews Brian Lynch’s “The Omni-American Book Club”

November 21, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

by Jack Bowers, All About Jazz Aside from being a multi-award-winning trumpeter and composer, Brian Lynch appears to be an avid reader and social arbiter as well. His twenty-third album as leader, a two-CD set whose protracted and austere name, The Omni-American Book Club / My Journey Through Literature in Music, belies its bold and free-hearted nature, is dedicated … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Andrea Brachfeld’s ‘Brazilian Whispers’ to be Released on January 17th on Origin Records

November 18, 2019Press Reel, Press Releases

  Critically Acclaimed flutist Andrea Brachfeld Announces her Debut Release for Origin Records, Brazilian Whispers, out on January 17th.   “… Her marvelous tone and technique are astonishing… She is definitely among those who deserves recognition not only among her peers, but the public in general.” – Hubert Laws “One of the most important voices … Read More

REVIEW: A Catchy New Album and an Uptown Show by Cutting Edge Jazz Harpist Brandee Younger by New York Music Daily

November 16, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By delarue, New York Music Daily  Brandee Younger has already made a lot of waves as a rarity in the jazz world, a concert harpist. Even with amplification, it’s hard to hear that instrument’s pointillistic (most would probably say celestial) tones over drums, piano or blazing brass. That undoubtedly explains why, beyond Dorothy Ashby and … Read More