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!

Ivan Beecroft real gutsy modern rock

Ivan Beecroft real gutsy modern rock Ivan Beecroft – Whatever

Ivan Beecroft real gutsy modern rock Ivan Beecroft - WHATEVER:  Ivan comes from a "real" background, i.e., working class... & it seems that is...
Patrick Grant progressive unique original music

Patrick Grant progressive unique original music Patrick Grant – A Sequence of Waves

Patrick Grant progressive unique original music Patrick Grant - A SEQUENCE OF WAVES:  Labels like progressive, unique and original are abused all too often...
Mica Bethea's powerful jazz in studio and on stage

Mica Bethea’s powerful jazz in studio and on stage Mica Bethea Big Band –...

Mica Bethea's powerful jazz in studio and on stage Mica Bethea Big Band - STAGE & STUDIO:  I knew from the moment I popped...
Manny Echazabal saxophone dynamic debut

Manny Echazabal saxophone dynamic debut Manny Echazabal – Short Notice

Manny Echazabal saxophone dynamic debut Manny Echazabal - SHORT NOTICE:  Obviously, this is my first listen to Manny's excellent tenor sax work, since it's...
Demetrius Triplet Vince Sandri fresh americana soul

Demetrius Triplet Vince Sandri fresh americana soul Demetrius N Vince – Americana Soul

Demetrius Triplet Vince Sandri fresh americana soul Demetrius N Vince - AMERICANA SOUL:  This tight little duo (Demetrius Triplet doing lead vocals, guitar bass...
Michael Kollwitz unique beauty Chapman stick

Michael Kollwitz unique beauty Chapman stick Michael Kollwitz – Serenity/Peaceful Music on the Chapman...

Michael Kollwitz unique beauty Chapman stick Michael Kollwitz - SERENITY/PEACEFUL MUSIC ON THE CHAPMAN STICK:  A whole host of thoughts come floating up to...
Westward challenging evil empires

Westward challenging evil empires Westward – Empire of Deception

Westward challenging evil empires Westward - EMPIRE OF DECEPTION:  I could only find one sample song on the net - "The Last Stand" -...
Giant Flying Turtles unique indie music

Giant Flying Turtles unique indie music Giant Flying Turtles – Waltz To The World

Giant Flying Turtles unique indie music Giant Flying Turtles - WALTZ TO THE WORLD:  This great little band from Brooklyn says they're "carving a...
Jennifer Saran prolific singer

Jennifer Saran prolific singer Jennifer Saran – Wake Up

Jennifer Saran prolific singer Jennifer Saran - WAKE UP:  What an absolutely tasty set of music to arise to in my Great Northwest abode…...
Clemens Grassmann unique original jazz

Clemens Grassmann unique original jazz Clemens Grassmann – Labyrinths & Tales

Clemens Grassmann unique original jazz Clemens Grassmann - LABYRINTHS &  TALES:  This very unique seven-song album from Clemens features a splendid array of tunes...

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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,...