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Music Reviews

Anyone who has read my music reviews knows that I have a passion for ANY type of music... the only CD's that don't get reviewed here are those which lack a high "EQ" (energy quotient)... we are very happy to bring you a new and updated site where our prime reviews can be viewed and shared!

Thread stellar otherworldly improvised trios

Thread stellar otherworldly improvised trios Thread – Karl Latham, Brian Kastan, Christopher Dean...

Thread stellar otherworldly improvised trios Thread - KARL LATHAM, BRIAN KASTAN, CHRISTOPER DEAN SULLIVAN:  When I say "otherworldly", that's literal... my friend Brian told...
Pedro Giraudo exciting tantalizing tango jazz

Pedro Giraudo exciting tantalizing tango jazz Pedro Giraudo – Vigor Tanguero

Pedro Giraudo exciting tantalizing tango jazz Pedro Giraudo - VIGOR TANGUERO:  It's really quite amazing how different one album can be for a player...
Holistic healing magic music

Holistic healing magic music Lia Scallon – Song of the Sidhe

Holistic healing magic music Lia Scallon - SONG OF THE SIDHE:  I didn't know it, but "the Sidhe" are said to be descendants of...
Pedro Giraudo & The WDR Big Band exciting original compositions

Pedro Giraudo & The WDR Big Band exciting original compositions Pedro Giraudo & The...

Pedro Giraudo & The WDR Big Band exciting original compositions Pedro Giraudo & The WDR Big Band - AN ARGENTINIAN IN NEW YORK:  This...
Jim McNeely &The Frankfurt Radio Big Band stunning visionary jazz

Jim McNeely &The Frankfurt Radio Big Band stunning visionary jazz Jim McNeely &The Frankfurt...

Jim McNeely &The Frankfurt Radio Big Band stunning visionary jazz Jim McNeely &The Frankfurt Radio Big Band - BAREFOOT DANCES AND OTHER VISIONS:  Just...
Misha Piatigorsky Trio magical spontaneous live jazz

Misha Piatigorsky Trio magical spontaneous live jazz Misha Piatigorsky Trio – Stained Glass and...

Misha Piatigorsky Trio magical spontaneous live jazz Misha Piatigorsky Trio - STAINED GLASS AND TECHNICOLOR GROOVES:  All I can say at this point is...
Bill O'Connell expressive experimental Latin jazz

Bill O’Connell expressive experimental Latin jazz Bill O’Connell – Jazz Latin

Bill O'Connell expressive experimental Latin jazz Bill O'Connell - JAZZ LATIN:  Wow!  It's been a while since I reviewed Bill's fine piano and Fender...
Sojourners fascinating cross-cultural compositions

Sojourners fascinating cross-cultural compositions Sojourners – Cultural Fusion II

Sojourners fascinating cross-cultural compositions Sojourners - CULTURAL FUSION II:  I said (back in issue # 105) that Alex Wan puts together "jazz with an...
Susan Krebs Chamber Band intimate and lovely jazz chamber music

Susan Krebs Chamber Band intimate and lovely jazz chamber music Susan Krebs Chamber Band...

Susan Krebs Chamber Band intimate and lovely jazz chamber music Susan Krebs Chamber Band - SPRING LIGHT OUT OF DARKNESS:  Jazz vocalist Susan calls...
Travis Shallow & The Deep Ends superbly crafted soulful Americana

Travis Shallow & The Deep Ends superbly crafted soulful Americana Travis Shallow & The...

Travis Shallow & The Deep Ends superbly crafted soulful Americana Travis Shallow & The Deep Ends - THE GREAT DIVIDE: A whole host of...

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Fine Americana roots tones and melodies

Fine Americana roots tones and melodies Eric Tingstad – Electric Spirit

Fine Americana roots tones and melodies Eric Tingstad - ELECTRIC SPIRIT:  When I first reviewed Eric's superb guitar work in issue # 158, he...
Diverse unique jazz vocal set

Diverse unique jazz vocal set Joanne Tatham – Rings of Saturn

Diverse unique jazz vocal set Joanne Tatham - RINGS OF SATURN:  What really sets Joanne's jazz vocal work apart from all the other singers...
Thread stellar otherworldly improvised trios

Thread stellar otherworldly improvised trios Thread – Karl Latham, Brian Kastan, Christopher Dean...

Thread stellar otherworldly improvised trios Thread - KARL LATHAM, BRIAN KASTAN, CHRISTOPER DEAN SULLIVAN:  When I say "otherworldly", that's literal... my friend Brian told...