by Chris May Quintet Session is the second of two albums the trumpeter Chet Baker recorded in Stuttgart, Germany with the vibraphonist Wolfgang Lackerschmid in 1979. It was originally released as Chet Baker / Wolfgang Lackerschmid (Sandra Music, 1980). The combination worked well on the first session, which produced the lovely Ballads For Two (Sandra Music, 1979), and almost as well on the … Read More
By Matt Micucci, JAZZIZ The Week in Jazz is your roundup of new and noteworthy stories from the jazz world. It’s a one-stop destination for the music news you need to know. Let’s take it from the top. Read more here.
By Shae Fontana, BleUBoP It’s a rare occurrence when I put on a record and I’m instantly hooked. An album usually has to grow on me but from the first note I knew this was special. Papo Vázquez fuses jazz and Puerto Rican folkloric music in a way only he can. Out this Friday, November … Read More
By Jim Hynes, Glide Magazine It’s not often when the co-leader of a quintet may have the least recognized name in the unit, but maybe it’s just because most of us, like this writer, are just more familiar with the American musicians. Read more here.
By Travis Rodgers Jr, The Jazz Owl Sarah Elizabeth Charles and Jarrett Cherner are remarkable composers and artists individually. On their first release as a duo, Tone, the two of them have brought their considerable talents together to co-write the album’s eight songs. Read more here.
By Nate Chinen, WBGO Peruse the credits on some standout straight-ahead jazz releases of the last several years, and there’s a good chance you’ll encounter guitarist Alex Wintz. A Morristown, N.J. native, he appears on recent albums by Jeremy Pelt, Roxy Coss, Nick Finzer and Etienne Charles. Read more here.
By S. Victor Aaron, Something Else! The great Neil Young turned 75 last Thursday (November 12, 2020), and there’s a nice new Young cover out just in time for celebrating the occasion. See this premiere here.
Por José Ramón, La Habitación Del Jazz “House of Mirrors” es el álbum debut de Roemer. En este disco reflexiona sobre las múltiples dimensiones de la humanidad. Para leer más presione aquí.
by Filipe Freitas The Kaleidoscope Quintet, a stellar collaborative project co-led by master saxophonists Dave Liebman and Joe Lovano (also co-leaders of Saxophone Summit), includes vocalist Judi Silvano, bassist Tony Marino and drummer Michael Stephans. A memorable, effusive live performance occurred at Pennsylvania’s Deer Head Inn in 2013 is immortalized by Dancing on the Edge, … Read More
Por DJ El Chino, Solar Latin Club Cinco años después de su anterior producción Spirit Warrior con Los Mighty Pirates Troubadours regresa el fenomenal trombonista, compositor y arreglista Angel R. Vazquez, mejor conocido como Papo Vásquez, con su más reciente obra Chapter 10: Breaking Cover. Para leer mas presione aquí.