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!

Banyuwangi Putra with Arrington de Dionyso truly exciting world music

Banyuwangi Putra with Arrington de Dionyso truly exciting world music Osing Trance Banyuwangi –...

Banyuwangi Putra with Arrington de Dionyso truly exciting world music Osing Trance Banyuwangi - UNHEARD INDONESIA:  Long-time Olympia residents (like me) and readers of...
Emotional contemporary healing Karen Olson

Emotional contemporary healing Karen Olson – Songpath

Emotional contemporary healing Karen Olson - SONGPATH:  When I reviewed Karen's debut album, "A Hero’s Journey", she got very high marks from me... her...
* thelarrynewcombquartet legendary jazz guitar *

* thelarrynewcombquartet legendary jazz guitar * The Larry Newcomb Quartet Featuring Bucky Pizzarelli –...

* thelarrynewcombquartet legendary jazz guitar * The Larry Newcomb Quartet Featuring Bucky Pizzarelli - LIVING TRIBUTE:  As one of Larry's jazz guitar pals (Gene...
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...
Refreshing multi talented jazz vocalist Deb Bowman

Refreshing multi talented jazz vocalist Deb Bowman – Fast Heart

Refreshing multi talented jazz vocalist Deb Bowman - FAST HEART:  Deb will (easily) capture your heart in only the first few bars of her...
* johnstein fine original jazz compositions *

* johnstein fine original jazz compositions * John Stein – Color Tones

* johnstein fine original jazz compositions * John Stein - COLOR TONES:  John's amazing jazz guitar is in fine form here, and he's joined...
Hot Jazz Tuba

Hot Jazz Tuba review: Howard Johnson and Gravity – Testimony

Hot Jazz Tuba Howard Johnson and Gravity - TESTIMONY:  It's not that often we get a jazz CD in for review as "unique" as...
mariuspreda cimbalom jazz

mariuspreda cimbalom jazz Marius Preda – Mission Cimbalom

mariuspreda cimbalom jazz Marius Preda -MISSION CIMBALOM:  What an absolutely splendific way to start my Great Northwest sunny morning... Marius introduces me to a...
Absolute musical alchemy Dimitri K

Absolute musical alchemy Dimitri K – 7/8

Absolute musical alchemy Dimitri K - 7/8:  This is my first experience with Dimitri K's absolute musical alchemy, and it's pure pleasure, folks... Dimitri...
Oddly comforting vocal ensemble wizardry Pat Battstone featuring Gianna Montecalvo

Oddly comforting vocal ensemble wizardry Pat Battstone featuring Gianna Montecalvo – The Last Taxi:...

Oddly comforting vocal ensemble wizardry Pat Battstone featuring Gianna Montecalvo - THE LAST TAXI:  IN TRANSIT: My pal Pat Battstone has been producing music...

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Breathtaking romantic vocal piano jazz Peter Eldridge Kenny Werner

Breathtaking romantic vocal piano jazz Peter Eldridge Kenny Werner – Somewhere

Breathtaking romantic vocal piano jazz Peter Eldridge Kenny Werner - SOMEWHERE:  In looking through my archives, I'm finding that this is actually the first...
Life brought brilliantly to life Lynn Tredeau

Life brought brilliantly to life Lynn Tredeau – All The Pieces

Life brought brilliantly to life Lynn Tredeau - ALL THE PIECES:  I can't state this strongly enough, folks... be sure to listen to this...
Classy alternative adult rock funk soul and pop Big Merino

Classy alternative adult rock funk soul and pop Big Merino – Sweet Little Angel

Classy alternative adult rock funk soul and pop Big Merino - SWEET LITTLE ANGEL:  This is a brand-new band for me, which is to...