by Mike Greenblatt, Goldmine Magazine “There are piano trios and then there are PIANO TRIOS. Skyline (5PASSION) is one of the latter.” Read the full review here.
By Mike Greenblatt, Goldmine Magazine The self-titled debut of the Horizons Quartet (PM Records) made me smile while grooving hard. Tenor and Soprano Sax man Dan Wilkins, who wrote all … Read More
By Mike Greenblatt, Goldmine Magazine “Mike Drop (Sunnyside Records), led by drummer Mike Clark and saxophonist/composer Michael Zilber, is a totally swinging post-bop trip with pianist Matt Clark and bassist Peter Barshay.” Read the … Read More
By Mike Greenblatt, Goldmine Magazine Who am I to “review” the seven-disc boxed set Columbia and RCA Victor Studio Recordings of Louis Armstrong 1946-1966 (Mosaic Records)? So I won’t. This … Read More
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 Mike Greenblatt, Goldmine Magazine Rachel Therrien loves her flugelhorn. Connie Han says her music is “tough, primal, raw but still intellectually engaging.” Ben Rice and RB Stone are ‘out … Read More
By Mike Greenblatt, The Aquarian Weekly Deep Blue Love (Dot Time Records), by sultry French-British jazz singer-songwriter Sarah Thorpe, hits the sweet spot. She puts words to Pat Metheny’s “Free,” … Read More
By Mike Greenlatt, The Aquarian A Night At The Deer Head Inn Someday (Deer Head Records), by father-son team Skip and Dan Wilkins, is a love letter of sorts to the … Read More
by Mike Greenblatt, Aquarian Weekly Not Your Father’s Big Band Listen Up! (Onyx Productions) is different from what you might expect of a big band. Sure, there’s five trumpets, four trombones, … Read More
By Mike Greenblatt, The Aquarian A Man Named Fima Based in Brooklyn, Fima Chupakhin, after adding keyboards to the projects of others, has now self-released his Water debut and it’s … Read More