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!

Dazzling brilliant multisaxophone gems Four

Dazzling brilliant multisaxophone gems Four – There You Go Thinking Again

Dazzling brilliant multisaxophone gems Four - THERE YOU GO THINKING AGAIN:  This is actually my first listen to the dazzling brilliance from "Four"... I...
Deeply moving grooving jazz Bennett Paster

Deeply moving grooving jazz Bennett Paster – Indivisible

Deeply moving grooving jazz Bennett Paster - INDIVISIBLE:  This great new album won't be released until May, 2019, but you'll want to get your...
Mesmerizing piano harmonic wonders of Ed Blumenthal

Mesmerizing piano harmonic wonders of Ed Blumenthal – The Late Train Home

Mesmerizing piano harmonic wonders of Ed Blumenthal - THE LATE TRAIN HOME:  Composer Ed Blumenthal was certainly in the "best of company" when he...
Deeply evocative solo piano works Scott Lawlor

Deeply evocative solo piano works Scott Lawlor – The Color of Extraordinary

Deeply evocative solo piano works Scott Lawlor - THE COLOR OF EXTRAORDINARY:  This is my first listen to pianist Scott's deeply moving and evocative...
Challenging bold conga bongo Art "Turk" Burton

Challenging bold conga bongo Art “Turk” Burton – Ancestral Spirits

Challenging bold conga bongo Art "Turk" Burton - ANCESTRAL SPIRITS:  Way, WAY back in the mid-1960's, my first duty station was in the middle...
Contemplative inspiring solo piano David Nevue

Contemplative inspiring solo piano David Nevue – In The Soft Light of Grace

Contemplative inspiring solo piano David Nevue - IN THE SOFT LIGHT OF GRACE:  I've been reviewing David's inspiring solo piano work for a long...
Dynamic electrifying jazz bass Joseph Patrick Moore

Dynamic electrifying jazz bass Joseph Patrick Moore – Nevada Sun

Dynamic electrifying jazz bass Joseph Patrick Moore - NEVADA SUN:  With all the albums I get in here for review, it's often difficult to...
Ultracool hip jazz trilogy Dave Stryker

Ultracool hip jazz trilogy Dave Stryker – Eight Track III

Ultracool hip jazz trilogy Dave Stryker - EIGHT TRACK III:  When it comes to ultracool & hip jazz, guitarist Dave Stryker is at the...
Superior musical creations Romain Collin

Superior musical creations Romain Collin – Tiny Lights

Superior musical creations Romain Collin - TINY LIGHTS:  When I first reviewed Romain's superior musical creations (quite some time ago) in issue # 124,...
Absolute piano loveliness Renee’ Michele

Absolute piano loveliness Renee’ Michele – The Space Within

Absolute piano loveliness Renee’ Michele – THE SPACE WITHIN:  It's been a good while since I reviewed Renee’s wonderful piano work on "Seasons of...

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Powerful enduring jazz vocals Elizabeth Tomboulian

Powerful enduring jazz vocals Elizabeth Tomboulian – Love’s In Need of Love Today

Powerful enduring jazz vocals Elizabeth Tomboulian - LOVE'S IN NEED OF LOVE TODAY:  Elizabeth's powerful & enduring jazz vocal work will thrill you to...
Multifaceted mesmerizing jazz piano Ernest Turner

Multifaceted mesmerizing jazz piano Ernest Turner – My Americana

Multifaceted mesmerizing jazz piano Ernest Turner - MY AMERICANA:  There are "unsung" jazz heroes all across the planet today, & Ernest's multifaceted and mesmerizing...
Superb Noir jazz vocals Billy Brandt

Superb Noir jazz vocals Billy Brandt – City Noir

Superb Noir jazz vocals Billy Brandt - CITY NOIR: Comparisons have been made to singers & storytellers like Tom Waits, & while that's cool,...