REVIEW: Matt Ulery’s ‘Delicate Charms’ Reviewed by Chicago Jazz Magazine

October 11, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Hrayr Attarian, Chicago Jazz Magazine Bassist and composer Matt Ulery has penned some of the most unique pieces in modern jazz. Over his career he has developed a brilliant musicianship with a signature sound. He has also nurtured long-standing relationships with like-minded artists, few of whom—like violinist Zach Brock and keyboardist Rob Clearfield—have appeared … Read More

FEATURE: Makar Mashitsyn’s ‘Jazz Animals’ Featured by Jazziz

October 9, 2019Features, Press Reel

By: Matt Micucci, Jazziz Russian-born, New York City-based saxophonist/composer Makar Kashitsyn released his debut album, Jazz Animals, last week, on October 4, via Rainy Day Records – the Saint Petersburg label that aims to change the global perception of modern Russian music in the global music landscape. The album showcases the 19-year-old prodigy’s huge sound, … Read More

Gerry Gibbs’ ‘Our People’ Reviewed by io pages

October 8, 2019Press Reel, Reviews

By: Rene Yedema, io pages Drummer / multi-instrumentalist Gerry Gibbs already had a number of award-winning radio friendly and good selling albums made when he was challenged by pianist Billy Childs not to write for his audience, but for himself on his next record. His newest album follows ‘Weather Or Not’, a double CD  that was created – the title gives … Read More

NEW YORK TIMES: Ralph Peterson to Celebrate Art Blakey Centennial at Jazz at Lincoln Center!

October 6, 2019Live, Press Reel

Giovanni Russonello, The New York Times ART BLAKEY CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION at Dizzy’s Club (Oct. 7-12, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.). Blakey is remembered equally for the thunderous power of his drumming and for his influence on future generations; for over three decades, his Jazz Messengers remained a proving ground for premier young musicians. In recognition of what would have … Read More