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Brent Gallaher - MOVING FORWARD:  Brent Gallaher's stellar tenor saxophone, joined by  Alex Pope Norris on trumpet/flugelhorn, Dan Karlsberg on piano, Aaron Jacobs doing...

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Brian Kastan - ROLL THE DICE ON LIFE:  Ev'ry once in a while, a promoter sends me an album they may not even realize...

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Matias Baconsky - LIFE AND DEATH:  That album title is a lot to live up to, but with my own piano playing experience speaking,...

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Albare - ONLY HUMAN:  This fantastic and highly-talented jazz guitarist has gotten nothing but high marks from me ever since I started reviewing him...

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Matt Lavelle, Jack DeSalvo, Tom Cabrera - SUMARI:  If you are a fan of great improvised & fusion-oriented music, you won't find a better...

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Justin Rothberg Group - OLD BUSINESS:  Justin's guitar work is anything but "old" on this splendid 2015 (June, to be exact) release... he's joined...

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Ricardo Bacelar - CONCERTO PARA MOVIOLA - AO VIVO:  As holds true with the old adages about books - "don't judge an album by...

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Nana Simopoulos - SKINS:  I must offer up a challenge to you... I doubt you'll be able to meet it, but try and find...

Review: Gabriel Espinosa – Songs of Bacharach and Manzanero

Gabriel Espinosa - SONGS OF BACHARACH AND MANZANERO:  When it comes to Latin jazz, with ultimate-cool vocals and superb bass work, you won't find...

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