By Dan Bilawsky, JazzTimes Ever wonder why studio dates so rarely capture the casual vibe of a late-night hit? Perhaps it’s the pressure, with the clock ticking away, or maybe it’s the circumstances surrounding a manufactured meeting set against sterile scenery. There are simply too many potential factors to pinpoint the exact cause(s). The studio … Read More
By Stephen Mosher, Broadway World They say that you should write what you know, and that is precisely what Nicole Zuraitis has done with her fourth album ALL WANDERING HEARTS. Read this review here.
By Angel Romero, World Music Central rombonist, composer and arranger Papo Vázquez has released a superb album titled Chapter 10: Breaking Cover. Papo is a highly reputable trombonist in the straight ahead jazz and Latin Jazz world. On Chapter 10: Breaking Cover, Papo celebrates his Puerto Rican roots with a captivating set of songs grounded … Read More
By Travis Rodgers Jr, The Jazz Owl Alex Wintz decided to go old school with his trio and record his latest album Live to Tape on analog equipment in a successful attempt to recapture the warmth of the Blue Note era recordings. It was the perfect set-up for the guitar trio format, made more perfect … Read More
Por José Ramón, La Habitación Del Jazz El trío que nos ocupa nació en 2017 en un encuentro casual entre los tres músicos en el Festival de Jazz de Hyde Park en Chicago. Para leer más presione aquí.
By Dee Dee McNeil, Musicalmemoirs’s Blog Mariel and her quintet recorded this project just before news of the pandemic, in January of 2019. Things were looking hopeful, happy and prosperous back then. Read all this reviews here.
By Marilyn Lesster, Theater Pizzazz Jazz singer-composer, Brianna Thomas, is the daughter of CJ Thomas, a vocalist, drummer and leader of “Dave & The Dynamics.” She has not only been immersed in music and performing since the age of six, but has been praised and mentored by the likes of Wynton Marsalis and Rock and … Read More
by Jon D’Auria, Bass Magazine New York City jazz scene staples Luke Sellick and Andrew Renfroe are delighted to announce their first studio release as a duo, Small Vacation. The pair channel their improvisational prowess into a collection of enchanting arrangements of some popular songs of yesteryear. With a paired down instrumentation, guitarist Andrew Renfroe and bassist Luke Sellick create a wonderfully full sound. The … Read More
by Allen Scott, All That’s Jazz Listen to the full podcast episode here.
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.