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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!

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...
Scott Ramminger rockin' groove blues

Scott Ramminger rockin’ groove blues Scott Ramminger – Alive & Ornery

Scott Ramminger rockin' groove blues Scott Ramminger - ALIVE & ORNERY:  You get over an hour-&-a-half of Scott's unique brand of rockin' groove blues...
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...
Michael Stribling intimate sacred energies

Michael Stribling intimate sacred energies Michael Stribling – Union/Music for Lovers

Michael Stribling intimate sacred energies Michael Stribling - UNION/MUSIC FOR LOVERS:  You get well over an hour's worth of Michael's soothing and inspiring music...
Muses9 beautiful haunting magic music

Muses9 beautiful haunting magic music Muses9 – Spring Begins

Muses9 beautiful haunting magic music Muses9 - SPRING BEGINS:  I reviewed the first album in this trilogy a good while back in issue #97,...
Rachel LaFond captivating solo piano debut

Rachel LaFond captivating solo piano debut Rachel LaFond – Wandering Soul

Rachel LaFond captivating solo piano debut Rachel LaFond - WANDERING SOUL:  Rachel's May 2017 debut solo piano album is truly among the most captivating...
Sangeeta Kaur global peace song awards winner

Sangeeta Kaur global peace song awards winner Sangeeta Kaur Ascension – Niguma Volume 2/The...

Sangeeta Kaur global peace song awards winner Sangeeta Kaur ASCENSION - NIGUMA VOLUME 2/THE MANTRA PROJECT:  I've been listening to this ever since it...
Chris Pasin warm brilliant holiday cheer

Chris Pasin warm brilliant holiday cheer Chris Pasin – Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Chris Pasin warm brilliant holiday cheer Chris Pasin - BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE:  It's been a while since I gave trumpeter/flugelhorn player Chris my...
Nestor Torres ultimate cool flute jazz

Nestor Torres ultimate cool flute jazz Nestor Torres – Jazz Flute Traditions

Nestor Torres ultimate cool flute jazz Nestor Torres - JAZZ FLUTE TRADITIONS:  Some of the younger jazz fans today may not realize that the...
Ken Wiley fresh french horn jazz

Ken Wiley fresh french horn jazz Ken Wiley – Jazz Horn Redux

Ken Wiley fresh french horn jazz Ken Wiley - JAZZ HORN REDUX:  I didn't realize it when I first started spinning this very comfortable...

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Explosive collective spontaneous jazz Ryan Meagher

Explosive collective spontaneous jazz Ryan Meagher – Evil Twin

Explosive collective spontaneous jazz Ryan Meagher - EVIL TWIN:  I can honestly say that guitarist Ryan Meagher surprised me with the great improvisational works...
Masterful pertinent contemporary fusion Jeff Oster

Masterful pertinent contemporary fusion Jeff Oster – Reach

Masterful pertinent contemporary fusion Jeff Oster - REACH:  I've been a fan of Jeff's excellent trumpet and flugelhorn work for many years now... I...
Lovely emotional jazz vocals Olivia Foschi

Lovely emotional jazz vocals Olivia Foschi – Fleeting Windows

Lovely emotional jazz vocals Olivia Foschi - FLEETING WINDOWS: I was first exposed to & reviewed Olivia's lovely jazz vocal work (way back) in...