REVIEW: Tomoko Omura “Branches Vol.2 – Best of Jazz

June 18, 2021Uncategorized

By Paul, Best of Jazz New York-based Japanese jazz violinist Tomoko Omura has released Branches Vol. 2, the second volume of her compositions and arrangements based on Japanese folklore and traditional music. Tomoko Omura is accompanied by Jeff Miles on guitar, Glenn Zaleski on piano, Pablo Menares on bass, and Jay Sawyer on drums. Read … Read More

REVIEW: Keith Brown’s ‘African Ripples’ – London Jazz News

June 10, 2021Uncategorized

by Adam Sieff, London Jazz News “I was very impressed with pianist Keith Brown’s playing on Charles Tolliver’s excellent Connect album released last year on Gearbox; he has also recently recorded with Jazzmeia Horn and saxophonist Gregory Tardy. African Ripples is his third album as a leader and was recorded in New York last November for Paris-based Space Time Records, with … Read More

REVIEW: Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Columbia & RCA Victor Studio Sessions 1946-66 – All About Jazz

May 28, 2021Press Reel, Reviews, Uncategorized

By Skip Heller, All About Jazz Louis Armstrong officially returned to small band leadership May 17, 1947 via a triumphant concert at Town Hall that was less comeback than reaffirmation. It was even the dawn of his second great period, full of recordings that stood tall with his epochal 1920’s output, and the subsequently-assembled Louis … Read More

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dee Daniels Presents ‘THE PROMISE: DELUXE EDITION – Her Spiritual Cellar Music Debut – REPUBLIC OF JAZZ

May 7, 2021New Release, Press Reel, Press Releases, Uncategorized

By. Editor, Republic of Jazz Cellar Music Group is thrilled to announce the May 7, 2021 release of The Promise: Deluxe Edition by multi-award winning jazz and inspirational music icon Dee Daniels. Her Cellar Music debut, The Promise is a deeply spiritual and powerful tour-de-force inspired by the acclaimed vocalist’s recent journey with breast cancer. … Read More

FEATURE: Glenn Close has a new album and a newfound appreciation for go-go music – CNN

May 5, 2021Uncategorized

by Lisa Respers France, CNN  Close curated “Transformation: Personal Stories of Change, Acceptance, and Evolution” with her dear friend and Grammy-winning musician Ted Nash. It features powerful spoken word performances by some notable names, including Wayne Brady, Amy Irving, Matthew Stevenson, Nash’s son, Eli, and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) with Wynton Marsalis. … Read More