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!

Lovely sophisticated jazz vocals Judith Lorick

Lovely sophisticated jazz vocals Judith Lorick – Second Time Around

Lovely sophisticated jazz vocals Judith Lorick - SECOND TIME AROUND:  An absolutely splendid lineup of players has a lot to do with total success...
Amazing French Horn led Latin jazz Ken Wiley

Amazing French Horn led Latin jazz Ken Wiley – Cuerno Exotica

Amazing French Horn led Latin jazz Ken Wiley - CUERNO EXOTICA:  As I pointed out in my review of Ken's "Jazz Horn Redux" album...
Breakthrough world beauty Monica Williams

Breakthrough world beauty Monica Williams – Journey of Tears

Breakthrough world beauty Monica Williams - JOURNEY OF TEARS: Flutist/composer Monica will be releasing this album on a very significant date for me... the...
Deeply dramatic piano works Matias Baconsky

Deeply dramatic piano works Matias Baconsky – When The World Ends

Deeply dramatic piano works Matias Baconsky - WHEN THE WORLD ENDS:  Matias's dynamic keyboard style is already quite familiar to me, as I reviewed...
Serenely peaceful world-class improvisations on Gregorian Chants Merrill Collins

Serenely peaceful world-class improvisations on Gregorian Chants Merrill Collins – Sincero

Serenely peaceful world-class improvisations on Gregorian Chants Merrill Collins - SINCERO:  As a long-time music reviewer (over 40 years), I must admit that Merrill's...
Wonderfully inspiring Celtic solo piano Doug Hammer

Wonderfully inspiring Celtic solo piano Doug Hammer – Celtique

Wonderfully inspiring Celtic solo piano Doug Hammer - CELTIQUE:  I was first exposed to Doug's wonderful (and award-winning) solo piano work when I reviewed...
Extraordinarily skillful jazz soundscapes Carol Liebowitz & Birgitta Flick

Extraordinarily skillful jazz soundscapes Carol Liebowitz & Birgitta Flick – Malita-Malika

Extraordinarily skillful jazz soundscapes Carol Liebowitz & Birgitta Flick - MALITA-MALIKA:  I've reviewed Carol's wonderful jazz piano soundscapes before, most recently on her "SpiderWebMandala"...
Marvelous Native flute premier album Marcia Watson Bendo

Marvelous Native flute premier album Marcia Watson Bendo – Woodland Moons

Marvelous Native flute premier album Marcia Watson Bendo - WOODLAND MOONS:  What truly sets Marcia's wonderful playing apart from all the others is the...
Rich sonorous frame notation improvisation Leap Of Faith Orchestra

Rich sonorous frame notation improvisation Leap Of Faith Orchestra – Cosmological Horizons

Rich sonorous frame notation improvisation Leap Of Faith Orchestra - COSMOLOGICAL HORIZONS:  After forty years (+) of reviewing music, both "straight-up" and "out there",...
Absolutely fun jazz Alberto Pibiri

Absolutely fun jazz Alberto Pibiri – Jazz Legacy

Absolutely fun jazz Alberto Pibiri - JAZZ LEGACY:  There's one word that best sums up Alberto's high-energy piano work - FUN! As you listen...

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Totally professional Indie Americana Joe Hardin

Totally professional Indie Americana Joe Hardin – Come On, Highway

Totally professional Indie Americana Joe Hardin - COME ON, HIGHWAY: When my pal Joe Hardin sent me the "rough tracks" for this new, and...
Powerful graceful passionate music Pam Asberry

Powerful graceful passionate music Pam Asberry – Thankful Heart, Joyful Mind

Powerful graceful passionate music Pam Asberry - THANKFUL HEART, JOYFUL MIND:  My born day (September equinox) this year has been blessed beyond belief with...
Timeless innovation rippling emotion Darrell Katz And The JCA Orchestra

Timeless innovation rippling emotion Darrell Katz And The JCA Orchestra – Rats Live On...

Timeless innovation rippling emotion Darrell Katz And The JCA Orchestra - RATS LIVE ON NO EVIL STAR:  It's been a while since I reviewed...