NEW RELEASE: Chet Baker & Wolfgang Lackerschmid’s QUINTET SESSION out 11/13/20 via Dot Time

October 29, 2020New Release, Press Releases

Dot Time Records Announces Latest Addition to Their Legends Series Lackerschmid/Baker: Quintet Session 1979, A Historic Release of Five Master Musicians in their Creative Prime Featuring An All-Star Lineup of Chet Baker, Wolfgang Lackerschmid, Larry Coryell, Tony Williams and Buster Williams Due Out November 13, 2020 Dot Time Records is thrilled to announce the November … Read More

NEW RELEASE: Lauren Henderson Rings in the Holidays with New EP “Classic Christmas’ – out 11/13/2020

October 28, 2020New Release, Press Releases

Vocalist Lauren Henderson Celebrates the Holiday Season with EP Classic Christmas A contemporary take on four holiday gems Due out on November 13, 2020 via Brontosaurus Records Critically acclaimed vocalist, arranger, and musical impresario Lauren Henderson ushers in the holiday season with her newest recording Classic Christmas. Due out on November 13th via the artist’s … Read More

REVIEW: Dustin Laurenzi’s Natural Language Digs Deep Into the Jazz Quartet Format with ‘A Time and a Place’ – PopMatters

October 23, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By Chris Ingalls, PopMatters Dustin Laurenzi is a busy man with a list of musical projects that would make the average artist cower in intimidation. But unlike many overachievers who tend to spread their musical talents too thin, virtually everything the Chicago-based tenor saxophonist takes on is a thrilling journey. Read this review here.

REVIEW: Chad McCullough “Forward” – Making A Scene!

October 23, 2020Press Reel, Reviews

By Jim Hynes, Making A Scene! Trumpeter and composer Chad McCulloughreleases Forward, his eighth as a leader.  McCullough leads a quartet made up of three of Chicago’s best: pianist Rob Clearfield, bassist Matt Ulery, and drummer Jon Deitemyer.  Renowned producer Ryan Cohan augments the affair by contributing additional programming and part-writing to Forward; creating ambient layers for McCullough’s lyrical compositions and augmenting the … Read More