Stunningly triumphant creative jazz Peter Nelson

Stunningly triumphant creative jazz Peter Nelson – Ash, Dust, and the Chalkboard Cinema

Stunningly triumphant creative jazz Peter Nelson - ASH, DUST, AND THE CHALKBOARD CINEMA:  What's most striking about the various configurations trombonist Peter Nelson conveys...
Adventuresome big-band jazz exploration Ayn Inserto

Adventuresome big-band jazz exploration Ayn Inserto – Down A Rabbit Hole

Adventuresome big-band jazz exploration Ayn Inserto - DOWN A RABBIT HOLE:  When I first reviewed Ayn's wonderful compositions and arrangements in issue # 165,...
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...
Uniquely fresh original jazz Q Morrow

Uniquely fresh original jazz Q Morrow – There Are Stars In Brooklyn

Uniquely fresh original jazz Q Morrow - THERE ARE STARS IN BROOKLYN:  This is Q Morrow's second release of all original jazz compositions, and...
Hippest jazz spoken word champion Tony Roc Adamo

Hippest jazz spoken word champion Tony Roc Adamo – Was Out Jazz Zone Mad

Hippest jazz spoken word champion Tony Roc Adamo - WAS OUT JAZZ ZONE MAD:  To "get the scope" on my pal Tony's superb, hippest...
Lovely sophisticated jazz vocals Judith Lorick

Lovely sophisticated jazz vocals Judith Lorick – Second Time Around

Lovely sophisticated jazz vocals Judith Lorick - SECOND TIME AROUND:  An absolutely splendid lineup of players has a lot to do with total success...
Amazing French Horn led Latin jazz Ken Wiley

Amazing French Horn led Latin jazz Ken Wiley – Cuerno Exotica

Amazing French Horn led Latin jazz Ken Wiley - CUERNO EXOTICA:  As I pointed out in my review of Ken's "Jazz Horn Redux" album...
Extraordinarily skillful jazz soundscapes Carol Liebowitz & Birgitta Flick

Extraordinarily skillful jazz soundscapes Carol Liebowitz & Birgitta Flick – Malita-Malika

Extraordinarily skillful jazz soundscapes Carol Liebowitz & Birgitta Flick - MALITA-MALIKA:  I've reviewed Carol's wonderful jazz piano soundscapes before, most recently on her "SpiderWebMandala"...
Absolutely fun jazz Alberto Pibiri

Absolutely fun jazz Alberto Pibiri – Jazz Legacy

Absolutely fun jazz Alberto Pibiri - JAZZ LEGACY:  There's one word that best sums up Alberto's high-energy piano work - FUN! As you listen...
Inventive big band jazz Greg Diaz & The Art Of Imagination

Inventive big band jazz Greg Diaz & The Art Of Imagination – Begin The...

Inventive big band jazz Greg Diaz & The Art Of Imagination - BEGIN THE AGORA EP:  All I can say is - WOW!  For...

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Modern clever original jazz Alex Levin

Modern clever original jazz Alex Levin – A Sunday Kind of Love

Modern clever original jazz Alex Levin - A SUNDAY KIND OF LOVE:  As you might imagine, I get (literally) hundreds of piano-led jazz CD's...
Coolness hipness tribute to Bobby Troup Mark Winkler

Coolness hipness tribute to Bobby Troup Mark Winkler – I’m With You

Coolness hipness tribute to Bobby Troup Mark Winkler - I'M WITH YOU:  OK, folks, I "grew up" during the whole "Route 66" thing, when...
Eclectic multi ethnic jazz Ray Obiedo

Eclectic multi ethnic jazz Ray Obiedo – Carousel

Eclectic multi ethnic jazz Ray Obiedo - CAROUSEL:  Jazz guitarist Ray Obiedo got very high marks from me in issue # 164, and his...