Highly accomplished exciting saxophone jazz EJ Hughes

Highly accomplished exciting saxophone jazz EJ Hughes – The Emotional Vampire Sessions

Highly accomplished exciting saxophone jazz EJ Hughes - THE EMOTIONAL VAMPIRE SESSIONS:  When it comes to exciting saxophone jazz, it just does NOT get...
Breakthrough original jazz Garden District Trio

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Breakthrough original jazz Garden District Trio - UPWARD:  I know you're going to find it hard to believe as you listen to this, but...
Surprisingly wondrous international improvisation Pat Battstone featuring Chiara Liuzzi and Giorgia Santoro

Surprisingly wondrous international improvisation Pat Battstone featuring Chiara Liuzzi and Giorgia Santoro – The...

Surprisingly wondrous international improvisation Pat Battstone featuring Chiara Liuzzi and Giorgia Santoro - THE LAST TAXI/NEW DESTINATIONS: Those in our audience who have performed...
Exciting swinging quartet jazz Doug MacDonald Quartet

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Exciting swinging quartet jazz Doug MacDonald Quartet - ORGANISMS:  If this is your first listen to Doug's exciting, swinging jazz guitar work (as it...
Superbly stunning elegant jazz Urbanity

Superbly stunning elegant jazz Urbanity – Urbanity

Superbly stunning elegant jazz Urbanity - URBANITY:  The dictionary says that "urbane" means suave, courteous, and refined in manner, and nothing could be closer...
High energy original guitar jazz Dennis Winge Trio

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High energy original guitar jazz Dennis Winge Trio - ONE SMALL STEP:  The Finger Lakes region in New York state (Ithaca, to be specific)...
Rapid ignition free improv masterpiece Trapper Keaper

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Rapid ignition free improv masterpiece Trapper Keaper - MEETS TIM BERNE & AURORA NEALAND:  What we (definitely) have here, folks is a "failure to...
Exciting jazz bass artistry Pablo Asan

Exciting jazz bass artistry Pablo Asan – Contrabajo

Exciting jazz bass artistry Pablo Asan - CONTRABAJO:  One of my first (and best) exposures to Pablo's exciting jazz bass artistry was his performance...
Absolute musical alchemy Dimitri K

Absolute musical alchemy Dimitri K – 7/8

Absolute musical alchemy Dimitri K - 7/8:  This is my first experience with Dimitri K's absolute musical alchemy, and it's pure pleasure, folks... Dimitri...
Delightfully inspired jazz piano Charlie Dennard

Delightfully inspired jazz piano Charlie Dennard – Deep Blue

Delightfully inspired jazz piano Charlie Dennard - DEEP BLUE:  What an enjoyable jazz piano pleasure... seven original soulful jazz tunes that lovers of "true...

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Meditative guitar magic Robert Linton - ADRIFT IN WONDER:  I've been mightily impressed with Robert's guitar magic ever since I first encountered his work......
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Scorching hot contemporary jazz Tomo Hasebe - AITCH AND EMZ:  For a long-time reviewer like me, being able to say that a new artist...