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!

Vicente Avella stunning piano works

Vicente Avella stunning piano works Vicente Avella – Rising

Vicente Avella stunning piano works Vicente Avella - RISING: It's been a while since I reviewed Vicente's stunning piano work (way back in issue...
Sensitive jazz vocal debut Maurice Frank

Sensitive jazz vocal debut Maurice Frank – Mad Romance and Love

Sensitive jazz vocal debut Maurice Frank - MAD ROMANCE AND LOVE:  Maurice lets all his NYC "hip" flow on this laid-back & mellow jazz...
Colorful emotional music magic Christopher James

Colorful emotional music magic Christopher James – Grace From Persistence

Colorful emotional music magic Christopher James - GRACE FROM PERSISTENCE:  I was just amazed at Christopher's beautiful work when I reviewed his "The Sad...
Moon Men challenging experimental structured improvisation

Moon Men challenging experimental structured improvisation Moon Men – Amazing Science Fiction Stories

Moon Men challenging experimental structured improvisation Moon Men - AMAZING SCIENCE FICTION STORIES: We've all heard th' buzz... on th' netz, 'round th' block,...

Review: Zarabande – EL TORO

Zarabande - EL TORO:  There are few "old katz" as privileged as I am... I'm referring, of course, to all the splendid music I...
One O'Clock Lab Band marvelous collection of Neil Slater jazz

One O’Clock Lab Band marvelous collection of Neil Slater jazz One O’Clock Lab Band...

One O'Clock Lab Band marvelous collection of Neil Slater jazz One O'Clock Lab Band - LEGACY:  I would imagine that Neil is in a...

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......
Multi talent jazz vocal/trumpet Augie Haas

Multi talent jazz vocal/trumpet Augie Haas – Dream A Little Dream

Multi talent jazz vocal/trumpet Augie Haas - DREAM A LITTLE DREAM:  Each musician we review here has their own talent, but it's quite rare...
Michael Stribling intimate sacred energies

Michael Stribling intimate sacred energies Michael Stribling – Union/Music for Lovers

Michael Stribling intimate sacred energies Michael Stribling - UNION/MUSIC FOR LOVERS:  You get well over an hour's worth of Michael's soothing and inspiring music...
Very fine jazz quartet debut Califournia Quartet

Very fine jazz quartet debut Califournia Quartet – Califournia Quartet

Very fine jazz quartet debut Califournia Quartet - CALIFOURNIA QUARTET:  I reviewed the guitarist for this quartet, Doug MacDonald, on his "Organisms" release earlier...

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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...
Lush tasty vocal jazz Lauren Henderson

Lush tasty vocal jazz Lauren Henderson – Alma Oscura

Lush tasty vocal jazz Lauren Henderson - ALMA OSCURA:  Wow, what a difference only a few months can make... when I reviewed Lauren's "Riptide"...
Solidly swinging jazz vocals Lyn Stanley

Solidly swinging jazz vocals Lyn Stanley – London With A Twist/Live At Bernie’s

Solidly swinging jazz vocals Lyn Stanley - LONDON WITH A TWIST/LIVE AT BERNIE'S:  When it comes to ultra-hip solidly swinging jazz vocals, Ms. Stanley...