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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!

Shawn Maxwell's New Tomorrow inspired, refreshing jazz collaborations

Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow inspired, refreshing jazz collaborations Shawn Maxwell’s New Tomorrow – Music...

Shawn Maxwell's New Tomorrow inspired, refreshing jazz collaborations Shawn Maxwell's New Tomorrow - MUSIC IN MY MIND:  Though I've listened to Shawn's fine inspired...
Fine Americana roots tones and melodies

Fine Americana roots tones and melodies Eric Tingstad – Electric Spirit

Fine Americana roots tones and melodies Eric Tingstad - ELECTRIC SPIRIT:  When I first reviewed Eric's superb guitar work in issue # 158, he...
Diverse unique jazz vocal set

Diverse unique jazz vocal set Joanne Tatham – Rings of Saturn

Diverse unique jazz vocal set Joanne Tatham - RINGS OF SATURN:  What really sets Joanne's jazz vocal work apart from all the other singers...
Thread stellar otherworldly improvised trios

Thread stellar otherworldly improvised trios Thread – Karl Latham, Brian Kastan, Christopher Dean...

Thread stellar otherworldly improvised trios Thread - KARL LATHAM, BRIAN KASTAN, CHRISTOPER DEAN SULLIVAN:  When I say "otherworldly", that's literal... my friend Brian told...
Pedro Giraudo exciting tantalizing tango jazz

Pedro Giraudo exciting tantalizing tango jazz Pedro Giraudo – Vigor Tanguero

Pedro Giraudo exciting tantalizing tango jazz Pedro Giraudo - VIGOR TANGUERO:  It's really quite amazing how different one album can be for a player...
Holistic healing magic music

Holistic healing magic music Lia Scallon – Song of the Sidhe

Holistic healing magic music Lia Scallon - SONG OF THE SIDHE:  I didn't know it, but "the Sidhe" are said to be descendants of...
Pedro Giraudo & The WDR Big Band exciting original compositions

Pedro Giraudo & The WDR Big Band exciting original compositions Pedro Giraudo & The...

Pedro Giraudo & The WDR Big Band exciting original compositions Pedro Giraudo & The WDR Big Band - AN ARGENTINIAN IN NEW YORK:  This...
Jim McNeely &The Frankfurt Radio Big Band stunning visionary jazz

Jim McNeely &The Frankfurt Radio Big Band stunning visionary jazz Jim McNeely &The Frankfurt...

Jim McNeely &The Frankfurt Radio Big Band stunning visionary jazz Jim McNeely &The Frankfurt Radio Big Band - BAREFOOT DANCES AND OTHER VISIONS:  Just...
Misha Piatigorsky Trio magical spontaneous live jazz

Misha Piatigorsky Trio magical spontaneous live jazz Misha Piatigorsky Trio – Stained Glass and...

Misha Piatigorsky Trio magical spontaneous live jazz Misha Piatigorsky Trio - STAINED GLASS AND TECHNICOLOR GROOVES:  All I can say at this point is...
Bill O'Connell expressive experimental Latin jazz

Bill O’Connell expressive experimental Latin jazz Bill O’Connell – Jazz Latin

Bill O'Connell expressive experimental Latin jazz Bill O'Connell - JAZZ LATIN:  Wow!  It's been a while since I reviewed Bill's fine piano and Fender...

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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,...