Jazz Weekly Reviews ‘Collage’ from Chris Klaxton

May 16, 2016Reviews

by George Harris, Jazz Weekly Trumpeter and composer Chris Klaxton mixes jazz sensibilities with indie rock impulses on this recent album with Taylor O’Donnell/voc, Mark Small/ts, Kendall Moore/tb, Tim Jago/g, Mike Effenberger/key, Michael Piolet/dr and Sam Weber/b. You get some vintage jazz bopping on ‘Wampus with some nice bluesy horns and Weber’s bass line, while … Read More

James Nadal of All About Jazz Gives Fabrizio Sotti’s ‘Forty’ 4 Stars!

May 16, 2016Reviews

by James Nadal, All About Jazz As jazz guitar continues to evolve with the introduction of modern influences, some of the more distinguished players are going back to basics. Acknowledged as a remarkable accompanist who can cross genres at will, Fabrizio Sotti has also established himself as genuine guitar stylist. Forty is his fourth release … Read More

Helen Sung Announces Summer Tour Dates

May 13, 2016Event Announcement

Helen Sung Announces Summer Tour Dates In New York, Akron, Chicago and Rochester! “Her music is adventurous, personal, and a powerful force to be reckoned with in the jazz world.” -International Review of Music Award-winning pianist and composer Helen Sung is delighted to announce her multi-city summer itinerary for the Helen Sung Quartet. Starting in … Read More

Jazz Caribe Reviews ‘Siren Songs’!

May 13, 2016Features, Reviews

Jackie Gage in concert with her new album “Siren Songs” by Luis Raul Montell, Jazz Caribe “Jackie Gage shows her charm not only singing but composing. Jazz romantic ballad; sentimental with the familiar theme of the legendary Mongo Santamaria“Afro Blue”are part of the selection provided by the Miss Gage on this debut album” – Luis Raul Montell, Jazz Caribe The … Read More

Brandee Younger Featured in the Village Voice!

May 10, 2016Features

Winding Up: Alternative Harpist Brandee Younger Leaps Into Uncharted Territory BY RAJUL PUNJABI, Village Voice Somewhere beyond the fairy forests and angel wings that harp music traditionally evokes lies Brandee Younger’s rebellion. She’s classically trained, but a typical week for her is more likely to include a jazz jam session one night and a hip-hop … Read More

Jonathan Greenstein Reviewed on Jazz Weekly

May 9, 2016Reviews

by George Harris, Jazz Weekly It used to be considered a full album when an artist put together six jazz songs. Is the Blue Note label now a catalogue of eps? Anyway, these six songs by saxist Jonathan Greenstein have him teamed up with Gilad Hekselman/g, Mrk Whitfield Jr/dr, Or Bareket/b and Victor Gould/p. He’s … Read More

Vocalist and Composer Sivan Arbel Announces Debut Album “Broken Lines” to be released June 1

May 4, 2016Special Announcement

Vocalist and composer Sivan Arbel is proud to announce the June 1st release of her debut album “Broken Lines”. With her debut, Arbel breaks the mold with angular yet beautiful melodies, sophisticated arrangements and emotionally charged lyrics that bring listeners on an unforgettable journey into a new realm of contemporary jazz.  Born and raised in … Read More