Dick Metcalf Contemporary Fusion Reviews

Dick Metcalf Contemporary Fusion Reviews Live Show Reviews

Dick Metcalf Contemporary Fusion Reviews I started doing my LIVE SHOW reviews in the late 1990's, right here in the Olympia, Washington area, and...

Faith Angelina, exciting new pianist

A series of articles based on videos and piano works from a 12-year-old pianist, Faith Angelina... the FIRST article is "Finding Hope".  I will...
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Paula Santoro exciting live concert Paula Santoro/Jasnam Daya Singh house concert at Dr. Wheelz’...

Paula Santoro exciting live concert Paula Santoro/Jasnam Daya Singh HOUSE CONCERT AT DR. WHEELZ' PAD:  It's been a year or so since I attended...
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Montavilla Jazz Festival

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Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 6 - RICH HALLEY 5 WITH VINNY GOLIA: I was truly excited to attend this great jazz festival,...
Montavilla Jazz Festival

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 5 – David Friesen Quartet

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 5 – DAVID FRIESEN QUARTET:  I have long been a fan of David Friesen's "brand" of jazz... ever...
Dick Metcalf Contemporary Fusion Reviews

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 4 – Joe Manis Double Drums Quartet

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 4 - JOE MANIS DOUBLE DRUMS QUARTET: I was immediately impressed with Joe's sax work when they started...
Montavilla Jazz Festival

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 3 – PJCE with Jasnam Daya Singh

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 3 - PJCE (PORTLAND JAZZ COMPOSERS ENSEMBLE) WITH JASNAM DAYA SINGH:  Jasnam Daya Singh is one of the...
Montavilla Jazz Festival

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 2 – Trio Subtonic with Dan Balmer

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 2 – TRIO SUBTONIC WITH DAN BALMER:  Galen Clark, the keyboardist for this high-talent krew, is the leader...
Montavilla Jazz Festival

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 1 – Ron Steen Quartet

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 1 - RON STEEN QUARTET: I don't think the organizers could have picked a better act to open...

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