REVIEW: Skip & Dan Wilkins Quartet CD: Someday, por La Habitación Del Jazz

December 9, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

Por José Ramón, La Habitación Del Jazz Skip Wilkins nació en Massachusetts en el seno de una familia aficionada a la música. Desde muy joven aprendió canto, batería, instrumento que tocaría durante varios años y finalmente piano. Mantiene una activa carrera como pianista, compositor, vocalista, director de talleres y profesor universitario. Ha tocado con grandes … Read More

INTERVIEW: Matt Ulery on Point of Departure

December 9, 2019Interviews, Press Reel

By Troy Collins, Point of Departure Known for sweeping lyricism, expressive emotionalism, and unconventional structures, Chicago-based bassist, composer, and bandleader Matt Ulery has established a recognizable sound. Ulery’s music is informed by the entire spectrum of jazz, classical, rock, pop, and folk music from the Americas, the Balkans, and other European regions. For the past … Read More

REVIEW: Holiday Tunes That Soothe, Prove And Share A Joke – ChimyTina’s Reviewed by The New York Times

December 6, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By Giovanni Russonello, The New York Times The vocalist Martina DaSilva and the bassist Dan Chmielinski are two 20-somethings with flexible chops, a gut-level creative connection and an expansive view of the Christmas songbook. Together they cover everything from “Last Christmas” (by Wham!) to “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” while emphasizing the special kind … Read More

REVIEW: ‘Louis Armstrong Live In Europe’ reviewed by Nextbop

December 6, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By Rob Shepherd, Nextbop As Nextbop prides itself on presenting jazz of the present moment and the future, at first glance it may appear unusual for the site to review music recorded over sixty years ago. However, when provided with their proper historical contexts, the two previously unreleased live performances captured on Louis Armstrong Live … Read More

REVIEW: UK Vibe Reviews Santiago Bosch’s “Galactic Warrior”

December 5, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

by Imran Mirza, UK Vibe Santiago Bosch releases his sophomore album ‘Galactic Warrior’ which serves as a marked return to the forefront for the multi-faceted pianist. Following eight years since Bosch’s well-received debut release ‘Guaro Report’, the native of Barquisimeto, Venezuela, who boasts the distinction of being a Berklee graduate and son of saxophonist Jaime … Read More

Hot House Magazine and Jazzmobile Celebrate A Night With the Stars At the New York City Readers Jazz Awards at the Historic Birdland Jazz Club

December 5, 2019Press Reel, Special Announcement

After 80,000 Votes, Winners Announced for the 2019 NYC Readers Awards Pureum Jin Wins Best Jazz Artist of the Year, Best Alto Saxophonist and Female Rising Star Broadcast Icon Mark Ruffin and Producer, Director and Philanthropist Cobi Narita Honored Sunday, November 24th marked New York’s premier jazz event of the season, the 6th New York … Read More

VIDEO PREMIERE: ChimyTina’s Cover of Wham!’s “Last Christmas” By Nextbop

December 5, 2019Premiere, Press Reel

By Sébastien Hélary, Nextbop ChimyTina, the duo of vocalist Martina DaSilva, leader of the jazz vocal harmony group The Ladybugs, and bassist Dan “Chimy” Chmielinski (Wynton Marsalis, Marc Cary, Brad Mehldau, and Joey Alexander) began collaborating in 2014 for what has now become a semi-regular video series featuring bass-vocal renditions of classic standards such as … Read More