by Matt Micucci, Jazziz “New York-based jazz vocal quartet The Royal Bopsters recently released a vocalese bonus track recorded during the session of their acclaimed 2020 sophomore album, Party of Four. The single is a sparkling take on ‘Jazz Jump’ with melody by Lester Young and vocalese lyrics added by King Pleasure.” Watch the full … Read More
By Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World Renowned vocalist Mafalda Minnozzi has announced the release of Cinema City – Jazz Scenes from Italian Film. On her new album, which is out October 1, 2021, the inimitable Minnozzi uncovers a new side as she explores the Italian cinematic songbook in the company of her first-rate band and special … Read More
By S. Victor Aaron, Something Else! Like many of us, Dave Meder has tried to make sense of the turmoil that America finds itself in the midst of. But as a gifted pianist and composer, he’s able to eloquently sort out his feelings of these unsettling times through music. Read more here.
By Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World Renowned singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Sasha Dobson has released her most compelling album to date with Girl Talk. Out today on all digital platforms, and available as a special edition vinyl LP, this ten track collection of originals and carefully selected covers is a treat for the ears. Check this … Read More
By Mike Flynn, Jazzwise Pianist, composer and singer Rachel Eckroth’s evolving artistry and fresh sound is unveiled on her new record, The Garden, which drops today from the innovative St. Petersburg-based jazz label Rainy Days. Read more here.
All About Jazz “Last month, Turkish musical polymath Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol released ‘An Elegant Ritual’. Known primarily for ambitious large ensemble works, the adventurous pianist pares down to a trio this time around, and often augments the material with rich vocal stylings. Such is the case on the album’s first full-length track, “The 7th Day”, … Read More
By Editor, All About Jazz “Aries Goddess (For Consuela and the Fallen)” is a new video from ace Chicago trumpeter Marques Carroll. Featured on his debut album The Ancestors’ Call, this moving composition was written for the mothers of victims of gun violence. Check this video out here.
By Bob Bakert, Jazz Guitar Today Lorne Lofsky is a modern legend. I have heard of this master from the north for so many years it’s hard to believe he is a contemporary. He’s played with Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie, Tal Farlow, Ed Bickert as well as Rosemary Clooney, and Johnny Hartman. Like many of … Read More
by Chris Rizik, Soul Tracks “There are some things that we couldn’t do when we were in our 20s; we just didn’t understand life enough. Sure, with age comes creaky joints and the loss of some innocence, but age also brings incredible perspective and wisdom, and actually makes us better in so many ways. Jazz singer extraordinaire Dee … Read More
By Latin Jazz Network Renowned Violinist Alí Bello Premieres First Video From His New Album Inheritance. Read more here.