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!

Harold Little jazzy funky trumpet flugelhorn

Harold Little jazzy funky trumpet flugelhorn Harold Little – Akoben

Harold Little jazzy funky trumpet flugelhorn Harold Little - AKOBEN:  All the way from "git-down" funk to the hippest of the hip & even...
* micheled'amour tasty unique blues *

* micheled’amour tasty unique blues * Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers – Lost...

* micheled'amour tasty unique blues * Michele D'Amour and the Love Dealers - LOST NIGHTS AT THE LEOPARD LOUNGE:  There's one key word that...
powerful jazz bass

powerful jazz bass – Luke Sellick – Alchemist

powerful jazz bass Luke Sellick - ALCHEMIST:  Luke's fine bass work (double bass) leads this splendid jazz outing on a nine-song 45 minute stellar...
Joseph L Young amazing transformational works

Joseph L Young amazing transformational works Joseph L Young – Every Moment

Joseph L Young amazing transformational works Joseph L Young - EVERY MOMENT:  As I move into my 30th year of writing music reviews, I...
Jackie Allen sultry smoky satisfying jazz vocals

Jackie Allen sultry smoky satisfying jazz vocals Jackie Allen – Rose Fingered Dawn

Jackie Allen sultry smoky satisfying jazz vocals Jackie Allen - ROSE FINGERED DAWN:  When you look at the album cover, you will actually get...
sweet emotional piano

sweet emotional piano – Gina Leneé – Red Diamonds

sweet emotional piano - Gina Leneé - RED DIAMONDS:  I was surprised to find that I hadn't encountered Gina's wonderful keyboards before - she...

Review: Michele McLaughlin – Life

Michele McLaughlin - LIFE:  When I first wrote about Michele's wonderful solo piano work in issue # 152, one of things noted was that she...
Roy McGrath exciting Afro-Caribbean jazz

Roy McGrath exciting Afro-Caribbean jazz Roy McGrath – Remembranzas

Roy McGrath exciting Afro-Caribbean jazz Roy McGrath - REMEMBRANZAS:  Roy's superb saxophone work leads this exciting Afro-Caribbean jazz ensemble; he's joined by very capable...
Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein) fresh vocal images

Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein) fresh vocal images Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein) – I Get...

Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein) fresh vocal images Lisa B (Lisa Bernstein) - I GET A KICK/COLE PORTER REIMAGINED:  I'm surprised that I'm not showing...
Ragtime jazz roots

Ragtime jazz roots – Chris Washburne – Rags and Roots

Ragtime jazz roots - Chris Washburne - RAGS AND ROOTS:  It's been a while since I reviewed Chris's splendid ragtime work... issue # 157...

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Glenn Crytzer classic reimagined big band jazz

Glenn Crytzer classic reimagined big band jazz Glenn Crytzer – Ain’t It Grand

Glenn Crytzer classic reimagined big band jazz  - AIN'T IT GRAND:  If classic and rousing big band jazz is what gets your motor running,...
Jazz freed from jazz Jungsu Choi Tiny Orkester

Jazz freed from jazz Jungsu Choi Tiny Orkester – Tschüss Jazz Era

Jazz freed from jazz Jungsu Choi Tiny Orkester - TSCHUSS JAZZ ERA:  "Tschüss" means "goodbye" in Germany, which is where this 12-piece group performed...
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...