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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!

Excellent new jazz inspirations Stéphane Spira

Excellent new jazz inspirations Stéphane Spira – New Playground

Excellent new jazz inspirations Stéphane Spira - NEW PLAYGROUND:  Stéphane's marvelous soprano saxophone artistry is wonderfully complimented by Joshua Richman on piano & Fender...

Review: Perpetual Motion – Rear View

Perpetual Motion - REAR VIEW:  I've reviewed this group before (issue # 139, specifically), featuring two high-talent players (Josie Quick - electric and acoustic...
Wondrously lush contemporary musical souls 2002

Wondrously lush contemporary musical souls 2002 – A World Away

Wondrously lush contemporary musical souls 2002 - A WORLD AWAY:  I'm continually amazed at the musical discoveries that come tumbling my way for review......
Masterful enchanting electronic atmospheres AnayaMusic

Masterful enchanting electronic atmospheres AnayaMusic – 4d Eternity

Masterful enchanting electronic atmospheres AnayaMusic - 4D ETERNITY: As you might imagine, I spend hour upon hour listening to all types & genres of...
Eclectic exquisite jazz vocals Shirley Crabbe

Eclectic exquisite jazz vocals Shirley Crabbe – Bridges

Eclectic exquisite jazz vocals Shirley Crabbe - BRIDGES:  It's been a while since I reviewed Shirley's debut jazz vocal CD in issue # 119......

Review: Al Strong – LoveStrong Vol 1

Al Strong - LOVESTRONG VOL 1:   The keyword for Al's great jazz trumpet work on this debut release, of course, is in his...
Andrew Reed amazingly positive Americana

Andrew Reed amazingly positive Americana Andrew Reed – If All The World Were Right

Andrew Reed amazingly positive Americana Andrew Reed - IF ALL THE WORLD WERE RIGHT:  Andrew's guitar is stellar on this nearly hour-long slice of...
Delightfully blossoming solo piano talent Faith Angelina

Delightfully blossoming solo piano talent Faith Angelina – Notes From Zion

Delightfully blossoming solo piano talent Faith Angelina - NOTES FROM ZION: I am a very lucky fellow, indeed... when I reviewed Faith's first delightful...

Review: Rik Wright’s Fundamental Forces – Subtle Energy

Rik Wright's Fundamental Forces - SUBTLE ENERGY:  Wow!  It feels like I was just reviewing these songs by Rik & his "Fundamental Forces" group......
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...

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Fascinating Cuban jazz Senor Groove

Fascinating Cuban jazz Senor Groove – Little Havana

Fascinating Cuban jazz Senor Groove - LITTLE HAVANA:  This fantastic little CD is ALREADY a clear winner in my book... the group has many...
Meditative guitar magic Robert Linton

Meditative guitar magic Robert Linton – Adrift In Wonder

Meditative guitar magic Robert Linton - ADRIFT IN WONDER:  I've been mightily impressed with Robert's guitar magic ever since I first encountered his work......
Scorching hot contemporary jazz Tomo Hasebe

Scorching hot contemporary jazz Tomo Hasebe – aitch and emz

Scorching hot contemporary jazz Tomo Hasebe - AITCH AND EMZ:  For a long-time reviewer like me, being able to say that a new artist...