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!

Superb Noir jazz vocals Billy Brandt

Superb Noir jazz vocals Billy Brandt – City Noir

Superb Noir jazz vocals Billy Brandt - CITY NOIR: Comparisons have been made to singers & storytellers like Tom Waits, & while that's cool,...
Straight from the heart solo piano David M. Edwards

Straight from the heart solo piano David M. Edwards – Still The River Flows

Straight from the heart solo piano David M. Edwards - STILL THE RIVER FLOWS: There is what I would term a most stridently pleasant...
Brilliant soulful solo piano Michele McLaughlin

Brilliant soulful solo piano Michele McLaughlin – Memoirs

Brilliant soulful solo piano Michele McLaughlin - MEMOIRS:  There is one primary thing that stands out on all of Ms. McLaughlin's solo piano albums......
Decidedly unique piano beauty Ann Sweeten

Decidedly unique piano beauty Ann Sweeten – Before Today, Beyond Tomorrow

Decidedly unique piano beauty Ann Sweeten - BEFORE TODAY, BEYOND TOMORROW:  I have been reviewing Ann's enchanting piano work for many, MANY years now...
Outstanding contemporary instrumental Timothy Wenzel

Outstanding contemporary instrumental Timothy Wenzel – Running Away

Outstanding contemporary instrumental Timothy Wenzel - RUNNING AWAY: I have reviewed MANY albums from Timothy, most recently in issue # 154, where he got...
Astounding all original beauty Martin Reuter

Astounding all original beauty Martin Reuter – Martin Reuter

Astounding all original beauty Martin Reuter - MARTIN REUTER:  This is my first listen to Martin's astounding all original music... I can tell you...
Highly creative timely and timeless Richie Beirach Gregor Huebner Duo

Highly creative timely and timeless Richie Beirach – Gregor Huebner Duo – Crossing Borders

Highly creative timely and timeless Richie Beirach Gregor Huebner Duo - CROSSING BORDERS:  This beautiful big-band-oriented release features Richie Beirach's high-energy piano, with violin...
Exciting jazz tribute to Rio de Janeiro Carlos Barbosa-Lima

Exciting jazz tribute to Rio de Janeiro Carlos Barbosa-Lima – Delicado

Exciting jazz tribute to Rio de Janeiro Carlos Barbosa-Lima - DELICADO:  CARLOS plays magical guitar, and chose excellent players to join him... Larry Del...
Exquisitely expressive original guitar Gerhard Daum

Exquisitely expressive original guitar Gerhard Daum – Songs Without Words

Exquisitely expressive original guitar Gerhard Daum - SONGS WITHOUT WORDS:  When I reviewed Gerhard's "Rural Renewal" album, I was most impressed with the peaceful...
Ultra hip groovy jazz vocals Ellynne Rey

Ultra hip groovy jazz vocals Ellynne Rey – The Birdsongs Project

Ultra hip groovy jazz vocals Ellynne Rey - THE BIRDSONGS PROJECT:  It's been a while since I reviewed this young lady's ultra hip groovy...

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Powerful enduring jazz vocals Elizabeth Tomboulian

Powerful enduring jazz vocals Elizabeth Tomboulian – Love’s In Need of Love Today

Powerful enduring jazz vocals Elizabeth Tomboulian - LOVE'S IN NEED OF LOVE TODAY:  Elizabeth's powerful & enduring jazz vocal work will thrill you to...
Multifaceted mesmerizing jazz piano Ernest Turner

Multifaceted mesmerizing jazz piano Ernest Turner – My Americana

Multifaceted mesmerizing jazz piano Ernest Turner - MY AMERICANA:  There are "unsung" jazz heroes all across the planet today, & Ernest's multifaceted and mesmerizing...
Superb Noir jazz vocals Billy Brandt

Superb Noir jazz vocals Billy Brandt – City Noir

Superb Noir jazz vocals Billy Brandt - CITY NOIR: Comparisons have been made to singers & storytellers like Tom Waits, & while that's cool,...