Celebrated Trombonist/Composer Dr. Javier Nero announces his transcendent sophomore release of Kemet: The Black Land, an homage to the ancient Egyptian civilization, out June 23, 2023 via Outside In Music … Read More
By Jeremy Smith, Last Row Music “All music, but particularly jazz is the ultimate example of the beauty that can be created by learning from and appreciating disparate cultures. Jazz … Read More
By George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly Trombonist Javier Nero leads a swinging and spirited septet of Tom Kelley/as-ss-fl, Jean Caze/gp-fh, Melvin Butler/ts-ss, tal Cohen/p, Dion Kerr/b, Aaron Kimmel/dr along with … Read More
By Brenda Nelson – Strauss, Black Grooves The winner of multiple prestigious jazz trombone competitions and recipient of a Ph.D. from Frost School of Music at the University of Miami, … Read More
By Tom Schnabel, KCRW Several new tracks on the playlist reflect upon the turbulent times in which we live. Check the full playlist here.
By Mike Greenblatt, Goldmine Magazine Welcome to Jazzology’s post-bop explosion, reviews of releases from Derrick Gardner to Dave Glasser. Read all these reviews here.
By John Chacona, Let’s Call This I’ve missed some exceptional releases, and will hopefully loop back to give them the consideration they deserve, maybe in feature reviews that will post … Read More
By Jim Hynes, Glide Magazine Freedom, thusly named for the appreciation of different cultures, is the debut album from trombonist, composer, arranger, and educator, Dr. Javier Nero. Inspired by his multi-cultural … Read More
By Matt Micucci, JAZZIZ Looking for some Monday motivation? We’ve got you covered. From a highly anticipated collaboration to a sonic representation of a picturesque scene, here are five new … Read More
“All music, but particularly jazz is the ultimate example of the beauty that can be created by learning from and appreciating disparate cultures. Jazz is the ultimate expression of freedom.” … Read More