High energy exciting jazz Matt DeMerritt

High energy exciting jazz Matt DeMerritt – Fool’s Journey

High energy exciting jazz Matt DeMerritt - FOOL'S JOURNEY:  All I can say is - WOW!  Matt's Tenor, Alto, Bari Saxophones, Flute, Vocals and...
Gentle airy jazz vocals Emi Takada

Gentle airy jazz vocals Emi Takada – Why Did I Choose You?

Gentle airy jazz vocals Emi Takada -  WHY DID I CHOOSE YOU?:  We don't get a lot of jazz from Japan these days, but...
High energy jazz celebration Antonio Adolfo

High energy jazz celebration Antonio Adolfo – Bruma Celebrating Milton Nascimento

High energy jazz celebration Antonio Adolfo - BRUMA/CELEBRATING MILTON NASCIMENTO:   Antonio's piano is a regular here... I most recently reviewed his "Samba Jazz Alley"...
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...
Subtly amazing ensemble jazz ShiJin

Subtly amazing ensemble jazz ShiJin (Jacques Schwarz-Bart/Stéphane Galland/Malcolm Braff/Laurent David) – ShiJin

Subtly amazing ensemble jazz ShiJin (Jacques Schwarz-Bart/Stéphane Galland/Malcolm Braff/Laurent David) - SHIJIN:  It's not very often that I am "surprised" by music coming my way for...
Intricate enchanting engaging jazz Marc Wagnon

Intricate enchanting engaging jazz Marc Wagnon – Interesting Times

Intricate enchanting engaging jazz Marc Wagnon - INTERESTING TIMES:  I don't often think of a jazz album in the context of "science" and "history",...
Fully focused jazz Brian Woodruff Sextet

Fully focused jazz Brian Woodruff Sextet – A Centering Peace

Fully focused jazz Brian Woodruff Sextet - A CENTERING PEACE:  This is the first time I've listened to the fully focused jazz that drummer...
Chad Lefkowitz-Brown Standard Sessions

Absolutely exciting tenor sax led jazz Chad Lefkowitz-Brown – Standard Sessions

Absolutely exciting tenor sax led jazz Chad Lefkowitz-Brown - STANDARD SESSIONS:  The songs Chad picked for this superior jazz set may be "standards", but...
Dynamically expressive jazz guitar dynamite Mike Scott

Dynamically expressive jazz guitar dynamite Mike Scott – Collecting Things

Dynamically expressive jazz guitar dynamite Mike Scott - COLLECTING THINGS:  Though Mike has already released albums (this is his third), it's my first listen...
Inimitably infectious jazz fun Rich Willey’s Boptism Funk Band

Inimitably infectious jazz fun Rich Willey’s Boptism Funk Band – Conspiracy

Inimitably infectious jazz fun Rich Willey’s Boptism Funk Band - CONSPIRACY:  WHAT a krew... Bobby Floyd, Hammond B3 Organ & Piano; Byron “Wookie” Landham,...