Dynamic electrifying jazz bass Joseph Patrick Moore

Dynamic electrifying jazz bass Joseph Patrick Moore – Nevada Sun

Dynamic electrifying jazz bass Joseph Patrick Moore - NEVADA SUN:  With all the albums I get in here for review, it's often difficult to...
Highly charged stimulating jazz Clemens Grassmann

Highly charged stimulating jazz Clemens Grassmann – Midnight Apple

Highly charged stimulating jazz Clemens Grassmann - MIDNIGHT APPLE:  I was absolutely amazed when I reviewed Clemens "Labyrinths & Tales", his highly unique and...
Highly spirited jazz ensemble Philadelphia Heritage Art Ensemble

Highly spirited jazz ensemble Philadelphia Heritage Art Ensemble – Crossing The Bridge 2

Highly spirited jazz ensemble Philadelphia Heritage Art Ensemble - CROSSING THE BRIDGE 2:  When it comes to highly spirited jazz ensemble work, I can...
Inventive intriguing bass led jazz Jay Anderson

Inventive intriguing bass led jazz Jay Anderson – Deepscape

Inventive intriguing bass led jazz Jay Anderson - DEEPSCAPE:  Jay's bass intro on the 2:09 opening title track, "Deepscape", reminds me (a lot) of...
Stirring jazz vocal tribute Tom Culver

Stirring jazz vocal tribute Tom Culver – Duke’s Place

Stirring jazz vocal tribute Tom Culver - DUKE'S PLACE:  It's been a while since I last reviewed Tom's stirring jazz vocal work in issue...
Artfully inspired vocal jazz Deborah Shulman

Artfully inspired vocal jazz Deborah Shulman – The Shakespeare Project

Artfully inspired vocal jazz Deborah Shulman - THE SHAKESPEARE PROJECT: You're probably asking yourself - "What? Jazz with Shakespeare", lol. I can tell you...
Fascinating Cuban jazz Senor Groove

Fascinating Cuban jazz Senor Groove – Little Havana

Fascinating Cuban jazz Senor Groove - LITTLE HAVANA:  This fantastic little CD is ALREADY a clear winner in my book... the group has many...
Scorching hot contemporary jazz Tomo Hasebe

Scorching hot contemporary jazz Tomo Hasebe – aitch and emz

Scorching hot contemporary jazz Tomo Hasebe - AITCH AND EMZ:  For a long-time reviewer like me, being able to say that a new artist...
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

Breakthrough original jazz Garden District Trio – Upward

Breakthrough original jazz Garden District Trio - UPWARD:  I know you're going to find it hard to believe as you listen to this, but...

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Lively, magical Brazilian music Benji Kaplan and Rita Figueiredo

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Lively, magical Brazilian music Benji Kaplan and Rita Figueiredo - BENJI & RITA:  I can tell you right now that this isn't your "typical"...
Immediate Latin jazz thrills Antonio Adolfo

Immediate Latin jazz thrills Antonio Adolfo – Samba Jazz Alley

Immediate Latin jazz thrills Antonio Adolfo - SAMBA JAZZ ALLEY:  There are only a FEW albums that get added to my iPhone rotation IMMEDIATELY...
Pure unadulterated guitar pleasure Raphael Groton

Pure unadulterated guitar pleasure Raphael Groten – Star Lullaby

Pure unadulterated guitar pleasure Raphael Groten - STAR LULLABY:  When you get comments from the master of masters, Will Ackerman, like this... "Raphael's compositions...