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
REVIEW: Carlos Henriquez Musically Directs Thelonious Monk Concert – The New York Sun
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
FEATURE: Mike Allemana Discusses His Musical Inspiration Von Freeman on New Record – Chicago Tribune
by Hannah Edgar, Chicago Tribune “To guitarist Mike Allemana, who played in the quartet from 1997 until Freeman’s death in 2012, the elder jazzman’s husky sound wasn’t just singular: It bore witness to decades of Chicago’s musical history. Freeman got his start playing in swing bands as a precocious preteen, came of age during hard … Read More
FEATURE: GRAMMY®-Nominated Jazz Vocalist Thana Alexa Returns to Touring After Pandemic Delays – The San Diego Union-Tribune
by George Varga, The San Diego Union-Tribune “Armed with degrees in psychology and jazz performance from The New School University in New York, Thana Alexa stood out even before she last year became the first Croatian artist in any musical genre to ever earn a Grammy Award nomination.” Read the complete feature story here.
Kevin Eubanks, Orrin Evans, Mafalda Minnozzi & Brian Lynch in May 2022 Hot House Magazine
Winning Spins article by George Kanzler mentions Orrin Evans and Kevin Eubanks’ EEE: Eubanks Evans Experience – Page 9 Spotlight Section on Mafalda Minnozzi by Don Jay Smith – Page 12 Spotlight Section on Brian Lynch by Ken Dryden – Page 12 Read the complete May 2022 issue here.
NEW YORK CITY JAZZ RECORD: MAY 2022
New York City Jazz Record, May 2022 Vox News article, mention of Kristen Lee Sergeant’s Falling – Page 11 Review by Russ Musto – Alex ‘Apolo’ Ayala – Bámbula – Page 14 Recommended New Releases Column by Andrey Henkin – Dave Brubeck Trio – Live From Vienna 1967 – Page 14 Review by Phil Freeman … Read More
NEW YORK CITY JAZZ RECORD: APRIL 2022
New York City Jazz Record, April 2022 Vox News article by Suzanne Lorge, Samara Joy in Vocal Jazz Summit 2022 – Page 11 Review by Marco Cangiano – Michael Leonhart – The Normyn Suites – Page 19 Review by Phil Freeman – Oz Noy/Ugonna Okegwo/Ray Marchica – Riverside – Page 24 Review by Russ Musto … Read More
REVIEW: Eubanks Evans Experience – Cazkolik
by Burak Sülünbaz, Cazkolik Read the review in Turkish and English here.
REVIEW: The Roxy Coss Quintet’s ‘Disparate Parts’ – All About Jazz
by Mike Jurkovic, All About Jazz “Saxophonist Roxy Coss‘ acute, teasingly biting tone and rich, no boundaries disposition to composing and jamming has placed her high in the generational echelon of new and challenging players. She willingly and unapologetically blends and blurs the lines to suit any and all missives, and the fourteen fireballs heard loud … Read More
FEATURE: Drummer Mike Clark, More Than the Master of Funk – Jazziz
by John Frederick Moore, Jazziz “It’s one week after the remnants of Hurricane Ida left much of New York City severely flooded. Mike Clark is on the phone discussing the harrowing ride home he had on the night of the late-August 2021 storm with fellow drumming pioneer Lenny White after White’s gig at Birdland. The … Read More