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Music Reviews

Anyone who has read my music reviews knows that I have a passion for ANY type of music... the only CD's that don't get reviewed here are those which lack a high "EQ" (energy quotient)... we are very happy to bring you a new and updated site where our prime reviews can be viewed and shared!

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...
Hauntingly intimate guitar artistry Charlie Rauh

Hauntingly intimate guitar artistry Charlie Rauh – Hiraeth

Hauntingly intimate guitar artistry Charlie Rauh - HIRAETH:  I recently reviewed an album that featured Charlie and Cameron Mizell, titled "What We Have In...
Absolutely stunning musical adventures David Wahler

Absolutely stunning musical adventures David Wahler – Two Hearts

Absolutely stunning musical adventures David Wahler - TWO HEARTS:  Sometimes it's difficult to "get it right" when it comes to "classifying" music... and, in...
Beautifully realized piano yoga suites Merrill Collins

Beautifully realized piano yoga suites Merrill Collins – Every Man, Woman And Child Yoga...

Beautifully realized piano yoga suites Merrill Collins - EVERY MAN, WOMAN AND CHILD YOGA FLOW SUITE:  I've reviewed many of Merrill's wonderful musical adventures,...
Highly impressive jazz statements The Tucker Brothers

Highly impressive jazz statements The Tucker Brothers – Two Parts

Highly impressive jazz statements The Tucker Brothers - TWO PARTS:  This is another "first listen" for me... this wonderful album features The Tucker Brothers...
Amazing George Shearing Piano tribute Dave Miller Trio

Amazing George Shearing Piano tribute Dave Miller Trio – Just Imagine

Amazing George Shearing Piano tribute Dave Miller Trio - JUST IMAGINE:  One of the sweetest things about being a music reviewer who has been...
Upbeat positive jazz guitar Mike Pachelli

Upbeat positive jazz guitar Mike Pachelli – High Standards

Upbeat positive jazz guitar Mike Pachelli - HIGH STANDARDS:  For listeners who love upbeat & positive jazz guitar, this September, 2019 release from guitarist...
Visionary transcending new solo piano work Steve Rivera

Visionary transcending new solo piano work Steve Rivera – Beyond Measures & Time

Visionary transcending new solo piano work Steve Rivera - BEYOND MEASURES & TIME:  I had the great pleasure of meeting with Steve this month,...
Finely honed original compositions Charlie Rauh & Cameron Mizell

Finely honed original compositions Charlie Rauh & Cameron Mizell – What We Have In...

Finely honed original compositions Charlie Rauh & Cameron Mizell - WHAT WE HAVE IN COMMON:  Two of the finest guitarists in the land collaborating...
Exciting challenging listening Jeff Pearring Trio

Exciting challenging listening Jeff Pearring Trio – Nothing But Time

Exciting challenging listening Jeff Pearring Trio - NOTHING BUT TIME:  The opener, "Plugin Heavy" (samples not up yet, as the album doesn't release until...

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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...