REVIEW: Mariel Bildsten Quintet: Backbone – JazzTimes

November 23, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

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

ANNOUNCEMENT: Luke Sellick Joins Andrew Renfroe on ‘Small Vacation’ – Bass Magazine

November 19, 2020New Release, Press Reel

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