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!

Review: Perpetual Motion – Rear View

Perpetual Motion - REAR VIEW:  I've reviewed this group before (issue # 139, specifically), featuring two high-talent players (Josie Quick - electric and acoustic...

Review: Kathryn Kaye – Reflected in a Flowing Stream

Kathryn Kaye - REFLECTED IN A FLOWING STREAM:  If you love nothing more than solid solo piano work, you will find this upcoming January...

Review: Byron Metcalf – Inner Rhythm Meditations

Byron Metcalf - Inner Rhythm Meditations:  Though this is my first listen to Byron's music, even if we are not (directly) related, it's easy...

Review: Karen Olson & Crispin Barrymore – A Hero’s Journey

Karen Olson - A Hero's Journey - This is my first listen to Karen's wonderful work on viola... and, for that matter, Crispin's intriguing...

Review: Brad Myers – Prime Numbers

Brad Myers - PRIME NUMBERS:  This is my first listen to Brad's laid-back guitar jazz style; only fitting, since this is his first outing...

Review: Albare – Only Human

Albare - ONLY HUMAN:  This fantastic and highly-talented jazz guitarist has gotten nothing but high marks from me ever since I started reviewing him...

Review: Matt Lavelle Jack DeSalvo Tom Cabrera – Sumari

Matt Lavelle, Jack DeSalvo, Tom Cabrera - SUMARI:  If you are a fan of great improvised & fusion-oriented music, you won't find a better...

Review: Justin Rothberg Group – Old Business

Justin Rothberg Group - OLD BUSINESS:  Justin's guitar work is anything but "old" on this splendid 2015 (June, to be exact) release... he's joined...

Review: Ricardo Bacelar – Concerto Para Moviola – Ao Vivo

Ricardo Bacelar - CONCERTO PARA MOVIOLA - AO VIVO:  As holds true with the old adages about books - "don't judge an album by...

Review: Nana Simopoulos – SKINS

Nana Simopoulos - SKINS:  I must offer up a challenge to you... I doubt you'll be able to meet it, but try and find...

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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...