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!

Rich dark toned romantic jazz Marco Pignataro

Rich dark toned romantic jazz Marco Pignataro – Almas Antiguas

Rich dark toned romantic jazz Marco Pignataro - ALMAS ANTIGUAS:  I grew up in a town populated (mostly) by immigrants from Poland, Russia and...
Soulful Latin jazz Sergio Pereira

Soulful Latin jazz Sergio Pereira – Nu Brasil

Soulful Latin jazz Sergio Pereira - NU BRAZIL:  One of the truly lasting pleasures of having reviewed music for (over) 40 years is knowing...
Melodic meditative heartfelt piano Gary Schmidt

Melodic meditative heartfelt piano Gary Schmidt – Even For A Moment

Melodic meditative heartfelt piano Gary Schmidt - EVEN FOR A MOMENT:  Gary's wonderful piano work is truly heartfelt - and I know, because I...
Beautiful contemporary sound paintings Barbara Hills

Beautiful contemporary sound paintings Barbara Hills – The Flowers Suite

Beautiful contemporary sound paintings Barbara Hills - THE FLOWERS SUITE:  It may seem an odd thing to say, but when I post on social...
Emotional contemporary healing Karen Olson

Emotional contemporary healing Karen Olson – Songpath

Emotional contemporary healing Karen Olson - SONGPATH:  When I reviewed Karen's debut album, "A Hero’s Journey", she got very high marks from me... her...
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...
Compelling original big band jazz One O'Clock Lab Band

Compelling original big band jazz One O’Clock Lab Band – Lab 2018/The Rhythm of...

Compelling original big band jazz One O'Clock Lab Band - LAB 2018/THE RHYTHM OF THE ROAD:  When I had the privilege of reviewing this...
Stimulating exciting jazz Randy Brecker & Mats Holmquist, f/UMO Jazz Orchestra

Stimulating exciting jazz Randy Brecker & Mats Holmquist, f/UMO Jazz Orchestra – Together

Stimulating exciting jazz Randy Brecker & Mats Holmquist, f/UMO Jazz Orchestra - TOGETHER:  Anyone who has listened to Randy's fantastic trumpet and flugelhorn work...

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Totally professional Indie Americana Joe Hardin

Totally professional Indie Americana Joe Hardin – Come On, Highway

Totally professional Indie Americana Joe Hardin - COME ON, HIGHWAY: When my pal Joe Hardin sent me the "rough tracks" for this new, and...
Powerful graceful passionate music Pam Asberry

Powerful graceful passionate music Pam Asberry – Thankful Heart, Joyful Mind

Powerful graceful passionate music Pam Asberry - THANKFUL HEART, JOYFUL MIND:  My born day (September equinox) this year has been blessed beyond belief with...
Timeless innovation rippling emotion Darrell Katz And The JCA Orchestra

Timeless innovation rippling emotion Darrell Katz And The JCA Orchestra – Rats Live On...

Timeless innovation rippling emotion Darrell Katz And The JCA Orchestra - RATS LIVE ON NO EVIL STAR:  It's been a while since I reviewed...