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!

Jane Ira Bloom quartet poetry improvised

Jane Ira Bloom quartet poetry improvised Jane Ira Bloom – Wild Lines- Improvising Emily...

Jane Ira Bloom quartet poetry improvised Jane Ira Bloom - WILD LINES - IMPROVISING EMILY DICKINSON:  I must tell you up front that I...
Julian Gerstin joyful jazz percussion

Julian Gerstin joyful jazz percussion Julian Gerstin – The One Who Makes You Happy

Julian Gerstin joyful jazz percussion Julian Gerstin - THE ONE WHO MAKES YOU HAPPY:  Percussionist Julian has roved about the globe working with musicians...
Michelle Bradley high quality vocal jazz

Michelle Bradley high quality vocal jazz Michelle Bradley – Body and Soul

Michelle Bradley high quality vocal jazz Michelle Bradley - BODY AND SOUL: There's one word to describe Michelle's wonderful jazz vocal style as I...
Carol Albert enchanting jazz singer

Carol Albert enchanting jazz singer Carol Albert – Fly Away Butterfly

Carol Albert enchanting jazz singer Carol Albert – FLY AWAY BUTTERFLY:  Carol is one of the most enchanting singers I've heard in a long...
Roots great jazz

Roots great jazz Bryant Fabian Marsalis – Do For You

Roots great jazz Bryant Fabian Marsalis - DO FOR YOU:  When I see a name like Marsalis on the CD jacket, I've no doubt...
Kathy Sanborn original jazz vocals

Kathy Sanborn original jazz vocals Kathy Sanborn – Recollecting You

Kathy Sanborn original jazz vocals Kathy Sanborn - RECOLLECTING YOU:  I was first introduced to Kathy's excellent jazz vocal work when I reviewed her...
Ed Maina funky original jazz

Ed Maina funky original jazz Ed Maina – In The Company of Brothers

Ed Maina funky original jazz Ed Maina - IN THE COMPANY OF BROTHERS:  Seven of the eleven songs offered up here are originals from...
Dana Fitzsimons drummer healing jazz

Dana Fitzsimons drummer healing jazz Patrick Arthur, Dana Fitzsimons, Chris Otts – The Cheap...

Dana Fitzsimons drummer healing jazz Patrick Arthur, Dana Fitzsimons, Chris Otts - THE CHEAP ENSEMBLE:  This superb trio is led by Dana's superbly crafted...
Kellye Gray sultry emotional jazz vocals

Kellye Gray sultry emotional jazz vocals Kellye Gray – Rendering

Kellye Gray sultry emotional jazz vocals Kellye Gray - RENDERING:  When I say her vocals are "emotional", I don't mean the "cry in your...
cliffordlamb unique jazz piano

cliffordlamb unique jazz piano Clifford Lamb – Brothers and Sisters

cliffordlamb unique jazz piano Clifford Lamb - BROTHERS AND SISTERS: I've reviewed a lot of Clifford's superb jazz releases before, all the way back...

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Totally funkified hipness you can relate to Tony Adamo

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Totally funkified hipness you can relate to Tony Adamo - OAKTOWN:  My pal Tony Adamo is THE man when it comes to capturing the...
Dynamic triple-bill House Concert Live show review

Dynamic triple-bill House Concert Live show review – Rachel LaFond, Rhonda Mackert, Joseph Akins,...

Dynamic triple-bill House Concert Live show review - RACHEL LAFOND, RHONDA MACKERT, JOSEPH AKINS, GIG HARBOR: In 1997 through 1999, I had a project...
Exciting jazz debut adventure Jacob Sieckman

Exciting jazz debut adventure Jacob Sieckman – Gettin’ Out Of A Jam

Exciting jazz debut adventure Jacob Sieckman - GETTIN' OUT OF A JAM:  I'm truly very excited about this stunning debut from sax player and...