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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!

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...
Scintillating jazz vocals

Scintillating jazz vocals – Jeannie Tanner – Words & Music

Scintillating jazz vocals - Jeannie Tanner - WORDS & MUSIC:  This is my first listen to Jeannie's splendid songwriting, and though she doesn't actually...
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...
Sweet jazz crooning

Sweet jazz crooning – Ronny Whyte – Shades of Whyte

Sweet jazz crooning - Ronny Whyte - SHADES OF WHYTE:  Here's another "pre-release" album for your (strong) consideration... as noted in previous pre-release reviews,...
Saxophone string dialogue

Saxophone string dialogue – Oliver Lake, featuring FLUX Quartet – Right Up On

Saxophone string dialogue - Oliver Lake, featuring FLUX Quartet - RIGHT UP ON: It's been a fair amount of time since I've received a...
Swinging jazz dance

Swinging jazz dance – Swingadelic – Mercerville

Swinging jazz dance Swingadelic - MERCERVILLE:  I grew up in an era when big-band & film music was all the rage... my sisters and...
Emotion evoking jazz organ

Emotion evoking jazz organ – Gregory Lewis Organ Monk – The Breathe Street

Emotion evoking jazz organ by Gregory Lewis Organ Monk - THE BREATHE STREET: I can say (with a certain amount of authority) that this...
Superbly funky jazz guitar

Superbly funky jazz guitar – Greg Skaff – Soulmation

Superbly funky jazz guitar - Greg Skaff - SOULMATION:  I first started reviewing Greg's down & funky jazz guitar work way back in issue...
Dazzling orchestral solo piano

Dazzling orchestral solo piano Timothy Crane – The Fall of a Sparrow

Dazzling orchestral solo piano Timothy Crane - THE FALL OF A SPARROW:  I have been reviewing Timothy's superb piano creations for a long time...
Ultra high-energy sax

Ultra high-energy sax Nathan Zaporski – Live Recitation

Ultra high-energy sax  Nathan Zaporski - LIVE RECITATION:  You know, folks, one of the best things about writing a music review magazine (for this...

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Wondrous audio visualizations Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

Wondrous audio visualizations Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band – West Side Story Reimagined

Wondrous audio visualizations Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band - WEST SIDE STORY REIMAGINED:  I was in my early teens when "West Side Story" first...
Scorching hot fusion jazz Oytun Ersan

Scorching hot fusion jazz Oytun Ersan – Fusiolicious

Scorching hot fusion jazz Oytun Ersan - FUSIOLICIOUS:  This may be the first time I've heard jazz bassist Oytun's spectacular fusion jazz, but I...
Beautiful rich-toned visual storytelling Dan Kennedy

Beautiful rich-toned visual storytelling Dan Kennedy – Backstory video critique

Beautiful rich-toned visual storytelling Dan Kennedy - BACKSTORY VIDEO CRITIQUE:  I reviewed Dan's excellent solo piano album, "Mountains Made of Shadow Anthems Made of...