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!

Paul McCandless jazz oboe reeds

Paul McCandless jazz oboe reeds Paul McCandless – Morning Sun-Adventures With Oboe

Paul McCandless jazz oboe reeds Paul McCandless - MORNING SUN-ADVENTURES WITH OBOE:  Though I "grew up" listening to Paul's reed work (way back in...
Roger Davidson Hendrik Meurkens all original trio

Roger Davidson Hendrik Meurkens all original trio Roger Davidson Trio with Hendrik Meurkens –...

Roger Davidson Hendrik Meurkens all original trio Roger Davidson Trio with Hendrik Meurkens - ORACAO PARA AMANHA/PRAYER FOR TOMORROW: I've reviewed a lot of...

Review: Larry Wilson – No Secrets, No Lies

Larry Wilson – NO SECRETS, NO LIES:  There’s one word in the promo sheet that stands out above all the others regarding Larry’s extreme...
highly notable guitar

highly notable guitar Lawrence Blatt – Longitudes & Latitudes

highly notable guitar Lawrence Blatt – LONGITUDES & LATITUDES: Lawrence was just nominated for “Best Contemporary Instrumental Album” in the 2016 ZMR Awards. The...
Dazzling orchestral solo piano

Dazzling orchestral solo piano Timothy Crane – The Fall of a Sparrow

Dazzling orchestral solo piano Timothy Crane - THE FALL OF A SPARROW:  I have been reviewing Timothy's superb piano creations for a long time...

Review: Rupert & Drexler – Imagination

Rupert & Drexler - IMAGINATION:  While I'm inclined to say that I haven't listened to/reviewed these marvelous players (Richard Drexler on piano and Jeff...
* RobertThiesDamjanKrajacic marvelous enchanting piano flute *

* RobertThiesDamjanKrajacic marvelous enchanting piano flute * Robert Thies & Damjan Krajacic – Blue...

* RobertThiesDamjanKrajacic marvelous enchanting piano flute * Robert Thies & Damjan Krajacic - BLUE LANDSCAPES II - DISCOVERIES:  I am particularly interested in piano...

Review – Jennifer DeFrayne – Sisu

Jennifer DeFrayne - SISU:  If piano that helps you in your drive to reach for (and achieve) great things is what your spirit is...
Scintillating jazz vocals

Scintillating jazz vocals – Jeannie Tanner – Words & Music

Scintillating jazz vocals - Jeannie Tanner - WORDS & MUSIC:  This is my first listen to Jeannie's splendid songwriting, and though she doesn't actually...
provocative multilayered rock opera

provocative multilayered rock opera UniversalDice – “birth, love, hate, death”

provocative multilayered rock opera UniversalDice - "BIRTH, LOVE, HATE, DEATH":  Right up front, I want to say that I listen to (probably more than)...

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Charlie Saibel Tipsy piano bar

Charlie Saibel Tipsy piano bar Charlie Saibel’s first gig at Tipsy Piano Bar

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...
Imaginary road excellence fiona joy lawrence blatt jeff oster will ackerman

Imaginary road excellence fiona joy lawrence blatt jeff oster will ackerman Flow – Flow

Imaginary road excellence fiona joy lawrence blatt jeff oster will ackerman Flow - FLOW:  It's only about 150 miles from where Will Ackerman setup...
Montavilla jazz festival forefront creative expression

Montavilla jazz festival forefront creative expression Montavilla Jazz Festival 2017

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...