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!

Irina Fooks emotional engaging solo piano

Irina Fooks emotional engaging solo piano Irina Fooks – “Homage to Dave Brubeck”

Irina Fooks emotional engaging solo piano Irina Fooks - "HOMAGE TO DAVE BRUBECK":  A new solo piano artist with a strident and engaging style,...
Jason Paul Curtis all original seasonal jazz vocals

Jason Paul Curtis all original seasonal jazz vocals Jason Paul Curtis – These Christmas...

Jason Paul Curtis all original seasonal jazz vocals Jason Paul Curtis - THESE CHRISTMAS DAYS:  One of the reasons I've shied away from writing...
#Bloomerangs international collective jazz

#Bloomerangs international collective jazz #Bloomerangs – Horizon Sunset

#Bloomerangs international collective jazz #Bloomerangs - HORIZON SUNSET:  This very interesting assemblage of players is truly international... from all over the planet, as in...
James Rosocha heavy original funky jazz

James Rosocha heavy original funky jazz James Rosocha – Avalon

James Rosocha heavy original funky jazz James Rosocha - AVALON:  James is a longtime veteran in the jazz & funk community (he's played with...
Steve Hobbs cutting edge marimba vibraphone jazz

Steve Hobbs cutting edge marimba vibraphone jazz Steve Hobbs – Tribute To Bobby

Steve Hobbs cutting edge marimba vibraphone jazz Steve Hobbs - TRIBUTE TO BOBBY:  You won't find Steve's tribute to his pal Bobby Hutcherson up...
Paul Moran high energy Hammond B3 organ

Paul Moran high energy Hammond B3 organ Paul Moran – Smokin’ B3, Vol. 2:...

Paul Moran high energy Hammond B3 organ Paul Moran - SMOKIN' B3, VOL. 2 STILL SMOKIN':  I make "new" musical discoveries every single day...
Bob Ferrel top jazz trombone

Bob Ferrel top jazz trombone Bob Ferrel – Bob Ferrel’s Jazztopian Dream

Bob Ferrel top jazz trombone Bob Ferrel - BOB FERREL'S JAZZTOPIAN DREAM:  Though the press sheet says that Bob's jazz trombone work is a...
Bob Mundy strong jazz vocals

Bob Mundy strong jazz vocals Bob Mundy – Love To Me

Bob Mundy strong jazz vocals Bob Mundy - LOVE TO ME:  You'll have to read the player list that supports Bob's excellent jazz vocal...
Dimitar Liolev creative jazz from Bulgaria

Dimitar Liolev creative jazz from Bulgaria Dimitar Liolev – Eastern Shadows

Dimitar Liolev creative jazz from Bulgaria Dimitar Liolev - EASTERN SHADOWS: When thinking of Bulgaria, for some reason I don't really think of "hip...
Michael Hurdle & Paul Anderson magical guitar Scottish fiddle

Michael Hurdle & Paul Anderson magical guitar Scottish fiddle Michael Hurdle & Paul Anderson...

Michael Hurdle & Paul Anderson magical guitar Scottish fiddle Michael Hurdle & Paul Anderson - HIGHLANDS & HOUSTON:  There's one word that best describes...

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Steve Bentley Ensemble Great Northwest jazz treasure

Steve Bentley Ensemble Great Northwest jazz supreme Steve Bentley Ensemble at Rhythm & Rye...

Steve Bentley Ensemble Great Northwest jazz treasure STEVE BENTLEY ENSEMBLE AT RHYTHM & RYE LIVE SHOW REVIEW:  It was only a month or so...
Soul Messengers Australian revivalist soul and blues

Soul Messengers Australian revivalist soul and blues Soul Messengers – Vision & Tears

Soul Messengers Australian revivalist soul and blues Soul Messengers - VISION & TEARS:  A fine mix of various musical styles from this Australian band,...
Breaks and Swells Olympia fall arts walk

Breaks and Swells Olympia fall arts walk Breaks and Swells LIVE SHOW review, Rhythm...

Breaks and Swells Olympia fall arts walk BREAKS AND SWELLS LIVE SHOW REVIEW, RHYTHM AND RYE, OLYMPIA, WA:  I've been following my sax-playing pal...