by Seton Hawkins, Hot House “After the two years of extreme uncertainty, this full-throttle launch into the spotlight marks a long-overdue live ovation for one of the alto saxophone’s exceptional voices.” Read the cover story on Lakecia Benjamin on page 15 of Hot House Jazz Magazine here.
Articles by Suzanne Lorge, Dan Bilawsky Vox News article by Suzanne Lorge – Sheila Jordan – Page 11 Review by Dan Bilawsky – Or Bareket – Sahar – Page 21 Read the July 2022 issue of The New York City Jazz Record here.
by Caleb Campbell, Under The Radar “For years now, Montreal-based drummer Tommy Crane has made a name for himself in the worlds of jazz, indie and electronica, contributing to records from Aaron Parks, Charlotte Greve, Becca Stevens, The Briars of North America, and Half Waif. That expansive set of influences and talents is coming together on his … Read More
by Nate Chinen, WBGO “Now Berliner is about to release a much-anticipated follow-up, Onyx, on JMI Recordings. Due out on July 22, it sports an illustrious ensemble with Berliner on vibraphone, James Francies on piano and Fender Rhodes, Burniss Earl Travis II on bass and Marcus Gilmore on drums. Among the album’s special guests is alto saxophonist … Read More
by Will Friedwald, The New York Sun “‘Constellations,’ the latest from ChimyTina, is an outstanding effort — perhaps Ms. DaSilva’s most ambitious — in which the voice-bass duo is joined by four other players on various tracks.” Read the complete feature article here.
Reviews by Jeff Tamarkin, Relix Magazine “Their instrumental blend is quite seamless..” “Russell has always displayed a penchant for vintage jazz/blues material that, more often than not, simply feels good..” Read Tamarkin’s reviews of Catherine Russell’s Send For Me and EEE from Kevin Eubanks and Orrin Evans in the June 2022 issue of Relix Magazine.
Interviews by Joel McIver, Bass Player Magazine “New York bassist Michael Feinberg is on a mission to evolve jazz..” “Dave Young is one of Canada’s most celebrated jazz bassists..” Read both interviews in the June 2022 issue of Bass Player Magazine.
by Ben Salmon, Bend Bulletin “Alexa is Croatian-American, and “ONA” means “she” in Croatian. ‘ONA is the musical expression of what being a woman means to me,” Alexa has said. “It is my discovery of the wild woman spirit within me and the experiences I’ve encountered in setting her free.’ If that sounds like something … Read More
New York City Jazz Record, June 2022 New York at Night article by Tom Greenland – Samara Joy – Page 4 New York at Night article by Tom Greenland – Catherine Russell – Page 4 Review by Tom Greenland – Cory Weeds – What Is There To Say? – Page 16 Review by Dan Bilawsky … Read More
by Will Friedwald, The New York Sun “..this weekend’s “Monk con Clave” concert had to be the most danceable presentation of the Thelonious oeuvre that I’ve heard. As is the custom at Jazz at Lincoln Center, one member of the orchestra, in this case bassist Carlos Henriquez, served as musical director. He orchestrated 10 Monk … Read More