Sivan Arbel is featured in the Ottawa Citizen

July 13, 2016Features

  Sivan Arbel, a young Israeli jazz-singing hopeful, visits Ottawa PETER HUM, OTTAWA CITIZEN A young, new-to-town female singer sat in Monday night in Hull along with some of Le Petit Chicago’s usual jam session suspects. There seemed to be a little more jockeying when it came to choosing a tune — I think she … Read More

The Awakening Orchestra is featured on New York Music Daily/Lucid Culture

July 6, 2016Features

The Mighty, Intense Awakening Orchestra Sound the Alarm in Gowanus by delarue, New York Music Daily  Composer/conductor Kyle Saulnier’s twenty-piece Awakening Orchestra blend art-rock and classical music into their mighty big band jazz sound. They sound like no other group around: as the name implies, while they have the standard brass, reeds and rhythm section that you’d find … Read More

Sivan Arbel Embarks on Canadian Tour

July 6, 2016Special Announcement

Sivan Arbel Embarks on Canadian Tour The critically acclaimed New York vocalist will visit Montreal, Ottawa and Calgary. Vocalist and composer Sivan Arbel is proud to announce her summer summer tour in Canada to celebrate the release of her debut album ‘Broken Lines’. Sivan will begin with two dates in Montreal at Barfly and the Composers Jazz Festival, travel to Ottawa … Read More

JazzQuad Reviews Sivan Arbel’s “Broken Lines” and Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Underground’s “Istanbul Sessions”

July 6, 2016Reviews

Sivan Arbel – Broken Lines by Leonid Auskern, Jazz Quad Дебютный альбом молодой израильтянки Сиван Арбель меня приятно удивил. Только начав прослушивание, я понял, почему вместо более привычного «вокал» на обложке диска указано «голос». Да, работа Арбель разительно не похожа на десятки других дебютных и не дебютных альбомов вокалисток, которые работают в сфере джаза. Прослушав … Read More

Jazz Views Reviews Jackie Gage’s ‘Siren Songs’

July 5, 2016Reviews

By Jim Burlong, Jazz Views  Californian singer and songwriter Jackie Gage has already received rave reviews in America for this her debut release. With a quartet of west coast musicians and a chamber ensemble she has produced a balanced package, covering her own originals, well known standards plus some little heard gems. The self produced album, … Read More

Fabrizio Sotti Interviewed on Jazz FM Bulgaria

July 1, 2016Features

On maturity and taking new directions: guitarist Fabrizio Sotti and his music that touches, inspires and makes you dream by Tanya Ivanova, Jazz FM Bulgaria His music is beautiful beyond description, touching and romantic. He tells interesting stories and sends powerful messages with his compositions. Fabrizio Sotti is a rare guitar genius. For 25 years … Read More

All About Jazz Reviews Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions: Istanbul Underground

June 30, 2016Press Reel, Reviews

by James Nadal, All About Jazz A secretive, renaissance saxophonist who travels in a multi-ethnic, trans-cultural dimension, Ilhan Ersahin embodies all aspects of the particular blend of cross-pollinated musical styles he produces. Started in 2002, his New York City club and record label Nublu, established his pioneering reputation, and he continues on a creative tear. … Read More

Travis Rogers Jr. Gives Glowing Review of Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions: ‘Istanbul Underground’

June 27, 2016Reviews

Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions Reveals the “Istanbul Underground” The music I have awaited all my life. by Travis Rogers Jr, The Jazz Owl, and  In this their third outing, Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions has continued to create a musical adventure that takes you where you never thought possible. “Istanbul Underground” (on Ersahin’s own Nublu … Read More