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!

L J Folk highly inspired jazz vocal works

L J Folk highly inspired jazz vocal works L J Folk – Near Me

L J Folk highly inspired jazz vocal works L J Folk - NEAR ME:  My ears first had the pleasure of reviewing LJ's excellent...
Francis Hon exciting jazz debut

Francis Hon exciting jazz debut Francis Hon – Before Dawn

Francis Hon exciting jazz debut Francis Hon - BEFORE DAWN:  Francis plays high-energy jazz piano, and is joined by Jeong Hwan Park on bass...
David Wahler beautifully inspiring musical montage

David Wahler beautifully inspiring musical montage David Wahler – Mosaic

David Wahler beautifully inspiring musical montage David Wahler - MOSAIC:  If we use the dictionary definition, what David has created here is "a picture...
Joseph L Young amazing transformational works

Joseph L Young amazing transformational works Joseph L Young – Every Moment

Joseph L Young amazing transformational works Joseph L Young - EVERY MOMENT:  As I move into my 30th year of writing music reviews, I...
Ilios Steryannis thrilling upbeat jazz originals

Ilios Steryannis thrilling upbeat jazz originals Ilios Steryannis – Bethany Project

Ilios Steryannis thrilling upbeat jazz originals Ilios Steryannis - BETHANY PROJECT:  Ilios does drums, Djembe and compositions, and is joined by a fantastic crew...
Leap of Faith Orchestra brilliantly bizarre improvised ensemble

Leap of Faith Orchestra brilliantly bizarre improvised ensemble Leap of Faith Orchestra – Super...

Leap of Faith Orchestra brilliantly bizarre improvised ensemble Leap of Faith Orchestra - SUPER CLUSTERS:  I want to say I'm amazed by the discoveries...
Billy Likitsakos sweet bass-led jazz trio debut

Billy Likitsakos sweet bass-led jazz trio debut Billy Likitsakos – Urban Travelers

Billy Likitsakos sweet bass-led jazz trio debut Billy Likitsakos - URBAN TRAVELERS:  There's really nothing sweeter (for a reviewer, anyway) than getting referrals from...
Roch Lockyer superb guitar and vocal jazz

Roch Lockyer superb guitar and vocal jazz Roch Lockyer – When Frank Met Django

Roch Lockyer superb guitar and vocal jazz Roch Lockyer - WHEN FRANK MET DJANGO:  What an interesting CD... Roch is better known for his...
Noshir Mody fresh uplifting guitar-led jazz sextet

Noshir Mody fresh uplifting guitar-led jazz sextet Noshir Mody – A Burgeoning Consciousness

Noshir Mody fresh uplifting guitar-led jazz sextet Noshir Mody - A BURGEONING CONSCIOUSNESS:  I've reviewed Noshir's masterful guitar work before, most recently in issue...
Fernando García fiery exciting jazz sextet

Fernando García fiery exciting jazz sextet Fernando García – Guasábara Puerto Rico

Fernando García fiery exciting jazz sextet Fernando García - GUASABARA PUERTO RICO:  Fernando's drumming and vocal work leads this fiery and exciting jazz adventure,...

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High energy original guitar jazz Dennis Winge Trio

High energy original guitar jazz Dennis Winge Trio – One Small Step

High energy original guitar jazz Dennis Winge Trio - ONE SMALL STEP:  The Finger Lakes region in New York state (Ithaca, to be specific)...
Amazing multicultural jazz pianist album Guy Mintus

Amazing multicultural jazz pianist album Guy Mintus – Connecting The Dots

Amazing multicultural jazz pianist album Guy Mintus - CONNECTING THE DOTS:  The first thing you'll realize as you listen to Guy's jazz piano on...
Rapid ignition free improv masterpiece Trapper Keaper

Rapid ignition free improv masterpiece Trapper Keaper – Meets Tim Berne & Aurora Nealand

Rapid ignition free improv masterpiece Trapper Keaper - MEETS TIM BERNE & AURORA NEALAND:  What we (definitely) have here, folks is a "failure to...