Music Reviews

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!

Fresh fiery full force musical journey Coyote Poets of the Universe

Fresh fiery full force musical journey Coyote Poets of the Universe – Strange Lullaby

Fresh fiery full force musical journey Coyote Poets of the Universe - STRANGE LULLABY: What a musical journey this represents... Josie Quick, violinist extraordinaire,...
Intricate chamber orchestra vocals Cathy Segal-Garcia

Intricate chamber orchestra vocals Cathy Segal-Garcia – The Jazz Chamber

Intricate chamber orchestra vocals Cathy Segal-Garcia - THE JAZZ CHAMBER:  When I reviewed Cathy's wonderful vocal work for her In2uition CD, it was clear...
Inspiring high energy jazz vocals Jamie Shew

Inspiring high energy jazz vocals Jamie Shew – Eyes Wide Open

Inspiring high energy jazz vocals Jamie Shew - EYES WIDE OPEN:  I'm telling you right now, folks, jazz vocals just do NOT get more...
Exciting contemporary instrumentals Brenda Warren

Exciting contemporary instrumentals Brenda Warren – Beautiful Journey

Exciting contemporary instrumentals Brenda Warren - BEAUTIFUL JOURNEY:  All you need do to become a "believer" in Brenda's exciting and exceptional talent is listen...
Eclectic exquisite jazz vocals Shirley Crabbe

Eclectic exquisite jazz vocals Shirley Crabbe – Bridges

Eclectic exquisite jazz vocals Shirley Crabbe - BRIDGES:  It's been a while since I reviewed Shirley's debut jazz vocal CD in issue # 119......
Supremely healing piano Rhonda Mackert

Supremely healing piano Rhonda Mackert – Time Not Forgotten

Supremely healing piano Rhonda Mackert - TIME NOT FORGOTTEN:  There is (most assuredly) magic in Rhonda's supremely healing touch on her piano... before I...
Joyful contemporary piano Loren Evarts

Joyful contemporary piano Loren Evarts – Home Again

Joyful contemporary piano Loren Evarts - HOME AGAIN:  When you get a compliment from your producer that says your album is "immediately accessible and...
Glorious genre bending musical stories Symphonex Orchestra

Glorious genre bending musical stories Symphonex Orchestra – Music That Tells A Story

Glorious genre bending musical stories Symphonex Orchestra - MUSIC THAT TELLS A STORY: The musical genius behind this genre bending set of musical stories...
Glenn Crytzer classic reimagined big band jazz

Glenn Crytzer classic reimagined big band jazz Glenn Crytzer – Ain’t It Grand

Glenn Crytzer classic reimagined big band jazz  - AIN'T IT GRAND:  If classic and rousing big band jazz is what gets your motor running,...
Jazz freed from jazz Jungsu Choi Tiny Orkester

Jazz freed from jazz Jungsu Choi Tiny Orkester – Tschüss Jazz Era

Jazz freed from jazz Jungsu Choi Tiny Orkester - TSCHUSS JAZZ ERA:  "Tschüss" means "goodbye" in Germany, which is where this 12-piece group performed...

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Highly inventive original jazz The Richard Shulman Group

Highly inventive original jazz The Richard Shulman Group – Turned into Lemonade

Highly inventive original jazz The Richard Shulman Group - TURNED INTO LEMONADE:  Though this is my first review of Richard's energetic jazz piano work,...
Oddly comforting vocal ensemble wizardry Pat Battstone featuring Gianna Montecalvo

Oddly comforting vocal ensemble wizardry Pat Battstone featuring Gianna Montecalvo – The Last Taxi:...

Oddly comforting vocal ensemble wizardry Pat Battstone featuring Gianna Montecalvo - THE LAST TAXI:  IN TRANSIT: My pal Pat Battstone has been producing music...
Fresh fiery full force musical journey Coyote Poets of the Universe

Fresh fiery full force musical journey Coyote Poets of the Universe – Strange Lullaby

Fresh fiery full force musical journey Coyote Poets of the Universe - STRANGE LULLABY: What a musical journey this represents... Josie Quick, violinist extraordinaire,...