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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...

Review: Doug Hammer – Americana

Doug Hammer - Americana:  Those readers who have been with us for a long time know that I'm not usually inclined to review a...

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...

Review: Carol Liebowitz-Nick Lyons – First Set

Carol Liebowitz-Nick Lyons - FIRST SET:  Since my own jazz orientation is towards improvised jazz piano (you can check some of that out at...
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prime poetry, piano – Pat Battstone and Antonella Chionna – The Voice of...

prime poetry, piano Pat Battstone and Antonella Chionna - THE VOICE OF ROBERT DESNOS: I'm sure there are many in our readership who are...
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powerful jazz bass – Luke Sellick – Alchemist

powerful jazz bass Luke Sellick - ALCHEMIST:  Luke's fine bass work (double bass) leads this splendid jazz outing on a nine-song 45 minute stellar...

Review: Micki Free – THE NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE AS THERAPY

Micki Free - THE NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE AS THERAPY:  It's genuinely amazing to me that Micki has managed to capture all the vibrant energy...

Review: Kayle Brecher – This Is Life

Kayle Brecher - THIS IS LIFE:  If there's such a thing as an "improvising vocalist" - Kayle is IT, folks!  It's been a while...

Review: David Wise – Till They Lay Me Down

David Wise - TILL THEY LAY ME DOWN:  David's mighty mellow tenor & baritone sax work is thoroughly complimented by his regular players on...

Review: Brent Gallaher – Moving Forward

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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Beautiful emotional solo piano portraits Shoshana Michel

Beautiful emotional solo piano portraits Shoshana Michel – Reflection

Beautiful emotional solo piano portraits Shoshana Michel - REFLECTION:  You won't find samples for Shoshana's beautiful January, 2019 release available yet (I'll come back...
Absolutely amazing fusion rock Cody Carpenter

Absolutely amazing fusion rock Cody Carpenter – Force of Nature

Absolutely amazing fusion rock Cody Carpenter - FORCE OF NATURE:  This is a first listen for me (though I'm sure many in the fusion/prog-rock...
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Heavenly compassionate guitar vocal AnayaMusic – Compassion and Love video critique and review

Heavenly compassionate guitar vocal AnayaMusic - COMPASSION AND LOVE:  Anaya uses her superb guitar and vocal skills to bring her simple song of heavenly...