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!

Peter Calandra – First Light

Peter Calandra – FIRST LIGHT:  It was only a few seconds into the first album I reviewed from Peter, “Inner Circle“, that I knew...
Neil Tatar magical original guitar and piano

Neil Tatar magical original guitar and piano Neil Tatar – After The Rain

Neil Tatar magical original guitar and piano Neil Tatar - AFTER THE RAIN: Neil's magical original guitar and piano is back for your enjoyment...

Review: Hennie Bekker – Beyond Dreams Pathways to Deep Relaxation

Hennie Bekker – BEYOND DREAMS Pathways to Deep Relaxation:  Hennie is an artist you need to hear… he’s been “on the scene” for decades,...

Review: Zarabande – EL TORO

Zarabande - EL TORO:  There are few "old katz" as privileged as I am... I'm referring, of course, to all the splendid music I...

Ann Licater – Beyond The Waves

Ann Licater – BEYOND THE WAVES:  As long-term readers of this magazine know, I’ve been reviewing Ann’s work for a long, long time now…...
stratospheric punk rock

stratospheric punk rock Purple Look Play – At My Place

stratospheric punk rock Purple Look Play - AT MY PLACE:  When I first started my IMPROVIJAZZATION NATION magazine (still up & running) in 1988,...
Andy Adamson driving precision jazz

Andy Adamson driving precision jazz Andy Adamson Quintet – First Light

Andy Adamson driving precision jazz Andy Adamson Quintet - FIRST LIGHT:  Though my first Google search listed Andy's work as "avant-garde jazz", it's far...
highest energy jazz

Review: The Fred Hughes Trio – Matrix

highest energy jazz The Fred Hughes Trio - MATRIX:  OK, so you want "lively" in your jazz, right?  I can tell you right now,...

Review: Perpetual Motion – Rear View

Perpetual Motion - REAR VIEW:  I've reviewed this group before (issue # 139, specifically), featuring two high-talent players (Josie Quick - electric and acoustic...
* country indie comfortable *

* country indie comfortable * Aaron Burdett – Refuge

* country indie comfortable * Aaron Burdett - REFUGE: Though this is my first exposure to Aaron's splendid "down-home" style music, he's been on...

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Gregory Lewis & Marc Ribot funky down Hammond B3

Gregory Lewis & Marc Ribot funky down Hammond B3 Gregory Lewis & Marc Ribot...

Gregory Lewis & Marc Ribot funky down Hammond B3 Gregory Lewis & Marc Ribot - ORGAN MONK BLUE:  I've reviewed a lot of Greg's...
Steve Slagle scintillating sophisticated jazz

Steve Slagle scintillating sophisticated jazz Steve Slagle – Dedication

Steve Slagle scintillating sophisticated jazz Steve Slagle - DEDICATION:  As always, Steve's sophisticated alto & soprano jazz sax, and flute work will thrill your...
Joshua Worden R&B triphop

Joshua Worden R&B triphop Joshua Worden – Cinders

Joshua Worden R&B triphop Joshua Worden - CINDERS:  Though billed (in the promo sheets) as "R&B" & "triphop", it's more the "trip" side of...