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!

best blues you'll hear

best blues you’ll hear Darden Purcell – Where The Blue Begins

best blues you'll hear Darden Purcell - WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS:  One of the things a jazz vocalist must have is - precision; in...
improvised chamber music

improvised chamber music Antonella Chionna Meets Pat Battstone – Rylesonable (featuring Richard Poole,...

improvised chamber music Antonella Chionna Meets Pat Battstone - RYLESONABLE (featuring Richard Poole, with Kit Demos):  If you're even the slightest bit inclined towards...
excellent mellow jazz guitar

excellent mellow jazz guitar Russ Hewitt – Cielo Nocturno

excellent mellow jazz guitar Russ Hewitt - CIELO NOCTURNO:  As usual, Russ performs some of the most excellent (& mellow) guitar work you'll ever...

Jazz Review: Beat Funktion – Green Man

Beat Funktion - GREEN MAN:  One of the things about our magazine that is unique is that we get jazz music from (literally) all...
spiritual soul penetrating piano

spiritual soul penetrating piano Tom Grant – Sipping Beauty

spiritual soul penetrating piano Tom Grant - SIPPING BEAUTY:  Though Tom's piano work has often been "classified" as "smooth jazz", it will penetrate your...
pleasant spiritual glow

pleasant spiritual glow Lynn Yew Evers – Elysian

pleasant spiritual glow Lynn Yew Evers - ELYSIAN:  There are only a few musical artists that leave me feeling a pleasant spiritual glow that...
enchanting vocal skill

enchanting vocal skill Audrey Silver – Very Early

enchanting vocal skill Audrey Silver - VERY EARLY:  When I first reviewed Audrey's vocal work back in issue #116, and described it as having...
highest energy jazz

Review: The Fred Hughes Trio – Matrix

highest energy jazz The Fred Hughes Trio - MATRIX:  OK, so you want "lively" in your jazz, right?  I can tell you right now,...

Review: Rupert & Drexler – Imagination

Rupert & Drexler - IMAGINATION:  While I'm inclined to say that I haven't listened to/reviewed these marvelous players (Richard Drexler on piano and Jeff...

Review: Jeff Richman – Sizzle

Jeff Richman - SIZZLE:  Jeff's stellar guitar playing style falls (most comfortably) right in th' groove betwixt jazz & rock... for some listeners, you'll...

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Totally funkified hipness you can relate to Tony Adamo

Totally funkified hipness you can relate to Tony Adamo – Oaktown single review

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...