Josh Shpak’s ‘Astatic’ Reviewed by BeBop Spoken Here

October 7, 2015Reviews

CD Review: Josh Shpak Band – Astatic by Lance Liddle, BeBop Spoken Here I’m not sure that I’m the guy to review this. Josh states that, “I’ve found the main reason people of my generation [his] steer away from jazz is not that the music is too complex, too angular, too tense…it’s because the very … Read More

El Eco, Ryles, Cambridge MA, 10/24/15

September 24, 2015Event Announcement

EL ECO Brings Brazilian-Argentinean Jazz Back to Ryles Saturday, October 24 Cambridge, MA — EL ECO, featuring special guest Uruguayan jazz pianist Nando Michelin, will present an evening of Brazilian Argentinean Jazz on Saturday, October 24 at 9:00 PM at Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA. Tickets can be reserved online by visiting … Read More

Josh Shpak – Astatic reviewed on Midwest Record

September 21, 2015Reviews

by Chris Spector, Midwest Record JOSH SHPAK BAND/Astatic: It’s one of those full circle things. Clark Terry snuck young Miles Davis into clubs in St. Louis. Shpak was a protégé of Terry and he’s playing like the untamed Davis of the 70s and beyond. A young blood with a vision, he could easily be the … Read More

David Berkman, The Kitano, NYC, 9/24/15

September 12, 2015Event Announcement

“Berkman is a scintillating composer and improviser..” Steve Futterman, Entertainment Weekly Kitano, located at 66 Park Avenue, East 38th St, in New York, New York, proudly presents the David Berkman Trio as part of the Jazz at Kitano series on Thursday, September 24 at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM. Reservations can be made by visiting … Read More

Abigail Lumsden, Symphony Space, NYC, 10/11/15

September 1, 2015Event Announcement

Abigail Lumsden Presents Imagine Your Heart’s Journeys CD Release Show Sunday, October 11, 7:30 PM Leonard Nimoy Thalia Peter Norton Symphony Space New York City She is at once a seriously accomplished, skilled craftswoman at the piano with flawless technique and amazing powers of concentration and also an extremely funny, witty, and engaging performer. Katie … Read More

Mario Castro on WBGO’s The Checkout TONIGHT!

August 11, 2015Special Announcement

TONIGHT! The Mario Castro Quintet will be featured on The Checkout from WBGO at 6:30 PM! Saxophonist Mario Castro and bassist Tamir Shmerling will be interviewed plus they will be play some cuts from their latest release ‘Estrella De Mar’. You can catch WBGO Jazz 88.3 at !

Thinkin Big, Zinc Bar, NYC, 8/6/15

July 10, 2015Event Announcement

THINKIN’ BIG featuring Vocalist Emily Miller Thursday, August 6, 8PM The Zinc Bar, New York City The Zinc Bar, located at 82 West 3rd Street, New York, NY, is proud to present the Thinkin’ Big Band on Thursday, August 6 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door and can … Read More

Kris Adams, Regattabar, Boston MA, 9/17/15

July 10, 2015Event Announcement

“…A superb scatter, Adams precisely navigates thrilling hairpin vocalise amid keen solos…” – Fred Bouchard, Downbeat Magazine Regattabar, located at One Bennett Street, in Cambridge Massachusetts, proudly presents Kris Adams Longing Album Release Celebration, Part II on Thursday, September 17 at 7:30 PM. Tickets at $16.00/$12 for students and can be purchased at or … Read More