REVIEW: Gonzalo Rubalcaba “Skyline” – The Rehearsal Studio

October 3, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

By Stephen Smoliar, The Rehearsal Studio The latest album from 5Passion Records featuring jazz pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba had been scheduled for release about half a month ago. Unfortunately, the initial release source was through an Apple site that only supported streaming. Only recently did the new album, entitled Skyline, find its way to; and, … Read More

REVIEW: Miki Yamanaka’s ‘Stairway to the Stars’ – Making A Scene

October 2, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

by Jim Hynes, Making A Scene “This is our second entry for Miki Yamanaka, who’s stunning 2020 Human Dust Suite we covered on these same pages. She returns with a more intimate recording, Stairway to the Stars, her third album, this time with a drumless trio featuring returning bassist Orlando le Fleming and acclaimed saxophonist Mark Turner. The album was recorded in Yamanaka’s … Read More

REVIEW: Adi Meyerson’s ‘I Want To Sing My Heart Out in Praise of Life’ – Jazziz

October 1, 2021Press Reel, Reviews

by Mark Holston, Jazziz “Attending an exhibition by Japanese abstract artist Yayoi Kusama several years ago proved to be much more than just a pleasant Manhattan afternoon for bassist and composer Adi Meyerson. The painter’s bold palette overwhelmed the musician’s senses in ways virtually incomprehensible to other gallery patrons — the Israeli-born Meyerson has synesthesia, … Read More

Video Premiere: Mafalda Minnozzi Reimagines The Music Of Italian Cinema On CINEMA CITY – Jazz Music Of Italian Film – BROADWAY WORLD

October 1, 2021Premiere, Press Reel, Video

By Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway World Renowned vocalist Mafalda Minnozzi has announced the release of Cinema City – Jazz Scenes from Italian Film. On her new album, which is out October 1, 2021, the inimitable Minnozzi uncovers a new side as she explores the Italian cinematic songbook in the company of her first-rate band and special … Read More