By DJ El Chino, Solar Latin Club El pianista, compositor y arreglista cubano Cesar Orozco presento su más reciente producción musical Rooted Forward en conjunto con su proyecto Kamarata Jazz, un vibrante álbum en el que confluyen de manera orgánica los ritmos Afrovenezolanos y Afrocubanos, con amalgamas de la música de cámara. Para leer más … Read More
By Lance Liddle, Bebop Spoken Here Here we have yet another skilled woman singer with a stellar band, giving us nine standard jazz and contemporary songs and two from Thomas herself. Read more here.
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.
By Wulf Mueller, Wulf’s Music + Blog Kristiana Roemer / House Of Mirrors – Born to an American mother and a German father, Roemer, a very unique singer, is utilizing both languages for her art. Read this review here.
By Lance Liddle, Bebop Spoken Here It’s been quite a while since I last listened to the 1959 album Time Out so in a sense I’m almost hearing it for the first time which isn’t a bad thing. Possibly later I’ll dig out the original for comparision’s sake as I’m not a great fan of … Read More
By Chris May, All About Jazz Few albums in jazz history are as giant as the Dave BrubeckQuartet’s Time Out (Columbia, 1959). Deftly balancing experimentation with accessibility and containing amongst its many pleasures one of the most thrilling drum solos ever recorded, Time Out has become so familiar to us that the magnitude of its … Read More
By George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly Kristiana Roemer writes almost all of the tunes for this album, giving wide eyed moods reminiscent of mid period Joni Mitchell. Supported by Addison Frei/p, Alex Claffy/b, Adam Arruda/dr, Gilad Hekselman-Ben Monder/g, Dayna Stephens/ts and Rogerio Boccato/perc. Read more here.
By Lance Liddle, Bebop Spoken Here At this stage in his career Baker was probably known for all the wrong reasons rather than for his lyrical trumpet playing of some years previous. In 1979, when this album was recorded, that lyricism was still there albeit more sparse in its format. Read more here.
By Michael J. West, JazzTimes An Overdue Ovation for the man who was Mingus’ resident alto. Read this feature here.
Por José Ramón, La Habitación Del Jazz Sarah Elizabeth Charles es una vocalista y compositora que vive en la ciudad de Nueva York. Ha trabajado y estudiado con artistas como Christian Scott, George Cables, Geri Allen, Nicholas Payton y Sheila Jordan. Como vocalista participa en varias bandas, Scope, Ajoyo, con Jesse Fischer y Transient Beings, … Read More