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!

Review: Doug Hammer – Americana

Doug Hammer - Americana:  Those readers who have been with us for a long time know that I'm not usually inclined to review a...
grandly sensitive piano

grandly sensitive piano Raffaele Grimaldi – An Image of Eternity

grandly sensitive piano Raffaele Grimaldi - AN IMAGE OF ETERNITY:  The best way to demonstrate Raffaele's unique ability to portray the power of the...

Review: Hennie Bekker – Beyond Dreams Pathways to Deep Relaxation

Hennie Bekker – BEYOND DREAMS Pathways to Deep Relaxation:  Hennie is an artist you need to hear… he’s been “on the scene” for decades,...
AO Music - Asha

Pan-cultural World music review: AO Music – Asha

Pan-cultural World music AO Music - ASHA:  It's been a really long time since I last reviewed these wonderful players (a 4-year hiatus, according...

Review: Michele McLaughlin – Life

Michele McLaughlin - LIFE:  When I first wrote about Michele's wonderful solo piano work in issue # 152, one of things noted was that she...
* artfully crafted musical journey simonsammut *

* artfully crafted musical journey simonsammut * Simon Sammut – Crossing

* artfully crafted musical journey simonsammut * Simon Sammut - CROSSING:  I had to take an extra couple of days before sitting down to...

Agrelia’s Castle – ELDERS & ANCESTORS

Agrelia’s Castle – ELDERS & ANCESTORS: The image you see on the left is of two very special musicians; husband and wife Paul and...
* calabriafoti stunning coleporter tribute jazz *

* calabriafoti stunning coleporter tribute jazz * Calabria Foti – In The Still of...

* calabriafoti stunning coleporter tribute jazz * Calabria Foti - IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT:  Believe me, I'm an expert on Pacific Northwest...

Ann Licater – Beyond The Waves

Ann Licater – BEYOND THE WAVES:  As long-term readers of this magazine know, I’ve been reviewing Ann’s work for a long, long time now…...

Review: Steve Slagle – ALTO MANHATTAN

Steve Slagle - ALTO MANHATTAN:  I've actually reviewed a lot of Steve's superb sax and flute work before, on several albums he did with...

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Charlie Saibel Tipsy piano bar I only go out on the town when there are great musician's playing, and of course my friend Charlie...
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Imaginary road excellence fiona joy lawrence blatt jeff oster will ackerman Flow - FLOW:  It's only about 150 miles from where Will Ackerman setup...
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Montavilla jazz festival forefront creative expression The Montavilla Jazz Festival (in the Montavilla area of Portland, Washington) is in it's fourth year (unbeknownst to...