REVIEW: All About Jazz Includes Keri Johnsrud in “Seven Women 2018 – Part VI” Feature

June 18, 2018Features, Reviews

C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz It would be hard to identify a more fitting musical talent whom to honor than Fred Rogers. Chicago-area vocalist Keri Johnsrud joins forces with a piano trio led by pianist Kevin Bales with the rhythm section of bassist and vocalist Billy Thornton and drummerMarlon Patton. The repertoire is all of Fred Rogers, who, for 35 … Read More

INTERVIEW: Doing Jazz Podcast Interviews Jonathan Barber

June 16, 2018Interviews, Radio/Podcasts

Lorens Chuno, Doing Jazz Podcast On his debut album, Vision Ahead, Jonathan Barber delivers some very well executed original compositions. These songs have introspective origins and help shape the current path of his music group also called Vision Ahead. Join Jonathan and Lorens as he talks about Hartford, jam sessions, living in New York and … Read More

Bass Musician Magazine Includes the Release of Adi Meyerson’s “Where We Stand”

June 13, 2018Features

Valery Amador, Bass Musician Magazine Alongside the distinct stylings of special guest vocalist and guitarist Camila Meza, Where We Stand features stalwart tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm, trumpeter Freddie Hendrix, pianist Mike King and drummer Kush Abadey. Where We Stand, signified by the title track, and as a whole, represents times of uncertainty and change. Through this dynamic music, Meyerson displays how these particular moments, … Read More

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Atlanta-Native Kevin Bales and Keri Johnsrud Announce Set to Celebrate “Beyond the Neighborhood – The Music of Fred Rogers” with Georgia Dates

June 11, 2018Event Announcement, Special Announcement

Atlanta-native and GRAMMY nominated pianist Kevin Bales and Chicago-based vocalist Keri Johnsrud are excited to announce shows at The Velvet Note, located at 4075 Old Milton Parkway Alpharetta, GA and The Loft, located at 1032 Broadway Columbus, GA to celebrate their latest release Beyond the Neighborhood: The Music of Fred Rogers. With the help of … Read More

REVIEW: Russia’s Jazz Quad Reviews Flavio Silva’s “Break Free”

June 11, 2018Features, Reviews

Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Break Free – второй альбом молодого бразильского гитариста и композитора Флавио Сильвы. Этот музыкант начинал работать в джазе у себя на родине, а затем продолжил карьеру в Нью-Йорке, где его ментором стал такой известный джамен, как саксофонист Антонио Харт, сегодня очень высоко оценивающий талант Сильвы. Флавио играет в ведущих клубах Нью-Йорка, … Read More