OUT NOW! Scott Petito Releases his All-Star Album “Rainbow Gravity” TODAY! (Featuring Jack DeJohnette, Peter Erskine, Rachel Z)

August 1, 2018Event Announcement, Special Announcement

Planet Arts Records is proud to release Rainbow Gravity, the new album from bassist, composer, producer and engineer Scott Petito TODAY! After taking part in nearly a thousand recordings, Petito shines on his second endeavor as a leader, which brings together a true melting pot of world class musicians including saxophonist Bob Mintzer, trumpeter Chris Pasin, guitarist … Read More

FEATURE: Jazziz Features Don Braden’s “Can’t Hide Love” from Latest Album “Earth Wind and Wonder”

August 1, 2018Features, Reviews

Brian Zimmerman, Jazziz Saxophonist Don Braden has made it his career mission to prove there’s no final page in his Great American Songbook. Rather, it’s a tome that keeps expanding, welcoming new composers and new songs with each passing year. Braden’s own genre-spanning recordings are a testament to that point. They’re full of recognizable tunes by … Read More

REVIEW: Textura Reviews Flavio Silva’s “Break Free”

August 1, 2018Features, Reviews

Ron Schepper, Textura Flavio Silva’s physique suggests he could play defensive tackle for an NFL team were he so inclined, which makes his lightness of touch on the guitar all the more striking. The Brazilian native eschews distortion and high-decibel shredding for delicacy and restraint on his self-released Break Free, which features seven originals and a … Read More

NEW RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT: Kris Adams to Release 4th Album “We Should Have Danced” out 10/15

July 31, 2018Special Announcement

On Her 4th Album “We Should Have Danced”, Kris Adams Sings the Music of Steve Prosser Available October 15, 2018Pre-Release Show: Cornelia Street Cafe, September 4 Jazzbird Records is proud to announce the October 15th release of Kris Adams’ long-awaited fourth album We Should Have Danced: The Music of Steve Prosser. Featuring Adams’ original lyrics … Read More

REVIEW: Russia’s Jazz Quad Reviews Adison Evans’ “Meridian”

July 30, 2018Features, Reviews

Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad «…Эдисон Эванс открывает свою дискографию не как робкий новичок, а как уже много знающий и умеющий мастер с большим потенциалом развития – и в качестве инструменталистки, и в качестве композитора.» – так заканчивался два года назад опубликованный на нашем сайте обзор Hero, дебютного альбома американской саксофонистки Эдисон Эванс. И вот, в … Read More