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!

Melodic Intersect forward looking fusion

Melodic Intersect forward looking fusion Melodic Intersect – Looking Forward

Melodic Intersect forward looking fusion Melodic Intersect - LOOKING FORWARD:  The players on this one are almost all new for my ears... Enayet Hossain...
Brian Hudson drum led jazz fusion debut

Brian Hudson drum led jazz fusion debut Brian Hudson – Next Level

Brian Hudson drum led jazz fusion debut Brian Hudson - NEXT LEVEL:  It must be because Brian has performed with so many different genres...
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...

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Steve Bentley Ensemble Great Northwest jazz treasure

Steve Bentley Ensemble Great Northwest jazz supreme Steve Bentley Ensemble at Rhythm & Rye...

Steve Bentley Ensemble Great Northwest jazz treasure STEVE BENTLEY ENSEMBLE AT RHYTHM & RYE LIVE SHOW REVIEW:  It was only a month or so...
Soul Messengers Australian revivalist soul and blues

Soul Messengers Australian revivalist soul and blues Soul Messengers – Vision & Tears

Soul Messengers Australian revivalist soul and blues Soul Messengers - VISION & TEARS:  A fine mix of various musical styles from this Australian band,...
Breaks and Swells Olympia fall arts walk

Breaks and Swells Olympia fall arts walk Breaks and Swells LIVE SHOW review, Rhythm...

Breaks and Swells Olympia fall arts walk BREAKS AND SWELLS LIVE SHOW REVIEW, RHYTHM AND RYE, OLYMPIA, WA:  I've been following my sax-playing pal...