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!

Ambient electronic excellence Nicholas Gunn

Ambient electronic excellence Nicholas Gunn – Riding The Thermals

Ambient electronic excellence Nicholas Gunn - RIDING THE THERMALS:  What a difference a decade makes... I first reviewed Nicholas's stunning work (way back) in...
Ethereal beauty sweet Michelle Qureshi

Ethereal beauty sweet Michelle Qureshi – Silver Chord

Ethereal beauty sweet Michelle Qureshi - SILVER CHORD:  If you look up the definition for "ethereal", you'll find the perfect description for Michelle's latest...
Intimate solo piano diversity Kurt Reiman

Intimate solo piano diversity Kurt Reiman – North Maple Road

Intimate solo piano diversity Kurt Reiman - NORTH MAPLE ROAD:  What really struck me about Kurt's intimate solo piano creations is how well he...
Strikingly different seasonal performances Dan Blanchard

Strikingly different seasonal performances Dan Blanchard – The Spirit Of Christmas

Strikingly different seasonal performances Dan Blanchard - THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS:  Dan plays santoor, harmonium and keyboards, and is joined by Sheela Bringi on...
Distinctive guitar jazz wonders Norman Johnson

Distinctive guitar jazz wonders Norman Johnson – The Art Of Life

Distinctive guitar jazz wonders Norman Johnson - THE ART OF LIFE:  Norman's splendid and soulful jazz guitar work first came to my attention many...
Phenomenal African American string band The Ebony Hillbillies

Phenomenal African American string band The Ebony Hillbillies – 5 Miles From Town

Phenomenal African American string band The Ebony Hillbillies - 5 MILES FROM TOWN:  When I lived in Alabama (eons ago, it seems), "string bands"...
Extraordinarily significant historical music Chris Jentsch Group No Net

Extraordinarily significant historical music Chris Jentsch Group No Net – Topics In American History

Extraordinarily significant historical music Chris Jentsch Group No Net - TOPICS IN AMERICAN HISTORY:  From the standpoint of "history", it's been a while since...
Genius collective artistry Trap Cat Collective

Genius collective artistry Trap Cat Collective – Trap Cat Collective

Genius collective artistry Trap Cat Collective - TRAP CAT COLLECTIVE:  I don't get a lot of "various artists" albums in for review for this...
21st Century dynamic piano compositions Samer Fanek

21st Century dynamic piano compositions Samer Fanek – Guide Me

21st Century dynamic piano compositions Samer Fanek - GUIDE ME:  As I listen (carefully) to this dynamic set of modern piano compositions, I get...
Mesmerizing joyful Latin fusion jazz Ron Korb

Mesmerizing, joyful Latin fusion jazz Ron Korb – World Cafe

Mesmerizing, joyful Latin fusion jazz Ron Korb - WORLD CAFE:  I can honestly say that this is THE BEST Latin fusion jazz I've listened...

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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...
Heavenly compassionate guitar vocal AnayaMusic

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...