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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!

Jason Kao Hwang marvelous accessible jazz

Jason Kao Hwang marvelous accessible jazz Jason Kao Hwang – Sing House

Jason Kao Hwang marvelous accessible jazz Jason Kao Hwang - SING HOUSE:  Marvelous?  Accessible?  You BET, folks... I've reviewed a LOT of Jason's improvised...
New Vision Sax Ensemble sax jazz

New Vision Sax Ensemble sax jazz The New Vision Sax Ensemble – Musical Journey...

New Vision Sax Ensemble sax jazz The New Vision Sax Ensemble - MUSICAL JOURNEY THROUGH TIME: This is an album that will "grow" on...
Ritchie Blackmore guitar Candice Night age

Ritchie Blackmore guitar Candice Night age Blackmore’s Night – To The Moon and Back-20...

Ritchie Blackmore guitar Candice Night age Blackmore's Night - TO THE MOON AND BACK-20 YEARS AND BEYOND:  All but three of the twenty-six high-energy...
MJ Territo ladies day jazz vocals

MJ Territo ladies day jazz vocals MJ Territo – Ladies Day

MJ Territo ladies day jazz vocals MJ Territo - LADIES DAY:  Getting ready for a gig, MJ realized that many of the tunes she...
Paul McCandless jazz oboe reeds

Paul McCandless jazz oboe reeds Paul McCandless – Morning Sun-Adventures With Oboe

Paul McCandless jazz oboe reeds Paul McCandless - MORNING SUN-ADVENTURES WITH OBOE:  Though I "grew up" listening to Paul's reed work (way back in...
Laura Ainsworth vintage vocal jazz

Laura Ainsworth vintage vocal jazz Laura Ainsworth – New Vintage

Laura Ainsworth vintage vocal jazz Laura Ainsworth - NEW VINTAGE:  When I first reviewed Laura's 1930's-style crooning, back in issue # 135, it was...
Ignacio Berroa wonderful latin jazz havana

Ignacio Berroa wonderful latin jazz havana Ignacio Berroa – Straight Ahead From Havana

Ignacio Berroa wonderful latin jazz havana Ignacio Berroa - STRAIGHT AHEAD FROM HAVANA:  Be sure the VOLUME is UP when you listen to this...
Roger Davidson Hendrik Meurkens all original trio

Roger Davidson Hendrik Meurkens all original trio Roger Davidson Trio with Hendrik Meurkens –...

Roger Davidson Hendrik Meurkens all original trio Roger Davidson Trio with Hendrik Meurkens - ORACAO PARA AMANHA/PRAYER FOR TOMORROW: I've reviewed a lot of...
Dlaivison exciting new universal music

Dlaivison exciting new universal music Dlaivison – The Sign Of Us

Dlaivison exciting new universal music Dlaivison - THE SIGN OF US:  A bit of "backstory" first... when I receive a new album for review,...
Lyn Stanley magical jazz vocals Lyn Stanley -

Lyn Stanley magical jazz vocals Lyn Stanley – The Moonlight Sessions Volume One

Lyn Stanley magical jazz vocals Lyn Stanley - THE MOONLIGHT SESSIONS VOLUME ONE:  I've reviewed Lyn's special vocal style on a couple of occasions...

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Moving emotional solo piano Kris Baines

Moving emotional solo piano Kris Baines – Melodies & Interludes, Vol. 2

Moving emotional solo piano Kris Baines - MELODIES & INTERLUDES, VOL. 2: The best way to get to know a player is by actually...
Resonant shimmering seasonal piano Charles Denler

Resonant shimmering seasonal piano Charles Denler – Noel

Resonant shimmering seasonal piano Charles Denler - NOEL: You'll want to reserve a full half-hour of "uninterrupted time" for this resonant work from composer/pianist...
Wonderfully inspiring Celtic solo piano Doug Hammer

Wonderfully inspiring Celtic solo piano Doug Hammer – Celtique

Wonderfully inspiring Celtic solo piano Doug Hammer - CELTIQUE:  I was first exposed to Doug's wonderful (and award-winning) solo piano work when I reviewed...