REVIEW: Javier Nero: Freedom – Jazz Weekly

September 14, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly  Trombonist Javier Nero leads a swinging and spirited septet of Tom Kelley/as-ss-fl, Jean Caze/gp-fh, Melvin Butler/ts-ss, tal Cohen/p, Dion Kerr/b, Aaron Kimmel/dr along with a collection of guests including Brian Lynch on this celebratory session. Read more here.    

REVIEW: Dave Bryant “Night Visitors” – Jazz Weekly

September 14, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly Dave Bryant  plays  piano and a wide variety of keyboards in a trio setting with bassits Charnett Moffett and Gregg Bendian, who works out on drums, percussion and more exotic things like the glockenspiel and doumbek. Read this review here.  

REVIEW: Champian Fulton “Birdsong” – Something Else!

September 14, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By Sammy Stein, Something Else! Champian Fulton is a pianist and singer originally from Oklahoma. Her childhood was punctuated by visits from jazz luminaries who were friends of her trumpet-playing father Stephen Fulton, who later ran the Clark Terry Institute for Jazz Studies in Iowa and serves as producer on her new Charlie Parker tribute … Read More