Music Reviews

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!

Amazing new jazz combinations Bill McBirnie Trio

Amazing new jazz combinations Bill McBirnie Trio – Find Your Place

Amazing new jazz combinations Bill McBirnie Trio - FIND YOUR PLACE:  When I reviewed Bill's "Grain Of Sand" album, he not only got high...
Delightfully lush guitar magic Albare

Delightfully lush guitar magic Albare – Albare Plays Jobim, VOL 2

Delightfully lush guitar magic Albare - ALBARE PLAYS JOBIM, VOL 2:  I've been (frequently) amazed by the guitar mastery of Albare, as on his...
Driving deep grooves Dave Stryker

Driving deep grooves Dave Stryker – Baker’s Circle

Driving deep grooves Dave Stryker - BAKER'S CIRCLE:   Whenever you need jazz that will kick your tail into gear and make you MOVE, you'll...
Honest heartfelt solo piano Ed Bazel

Honest heartfelt solo piano Ed Bazel – Homecoming

Honest heartfelt solo piano Ed Bazel - HOMECOMING:  Having been a pianist for many years myself, I can tell you (unequivocally) that solo piano...
Rousing jazz debut reissue Roseanna Vitro

Rousing jazz debut reissue Roseanna Vitro – Listen Here

Rousing jazz debut reissue Roseanna Vitro - LISTEN HERE:  I'm not always terribly attracted to albums that go back in time, but this rousing...
Powerfully hopeful musical magic Force For Good

Powerfully hopeful musical magic Force For Good – Innocence

Powerfully hopeful musical magic Force For Good - INNOCENCE:  I was mightily moved by Force For Good's "Passions" album when I reviewed it last...
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...
"Not" big band jazz musical magic The 14 Jazz Orchestra

“Not” big band jazz musical magic The 14 Jazz Orchestra – Cartoon Bebop

"Not" big band jazz musical magic The 14 Jazz Orchestra - CARTOON BEBOP:  It's been a couple of years since I reviewed arranger/composer Dan...
Passionate improvisations in real time Jane Ira Bloom and Mark Helias

Passionate improvisations in real time Jane Ira Bloom and Mark Helias – Some Kind...

Passionate improvisations in real time Jane Ira Bloom and Mark Helias - SOME KIND OF TOMORROW:   It's been almost three years since I reviewed...
Richly rewarding romantic single Clark Ford

Richly rewarding romantic single Clark Ford – In Your Eyes single review

Richly rewarding romantic single Clark Ford - IN YOUR EYES:  We don't get a lot of country tunes in here for review, but that...