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!

Inventive unpredictable big band jazz Schapiro17

Inventive unpredictable big band jazz Schapiro17 – New Shoes/Kind Of Blue at 60

Inventive unpredictable big band jazz Schapiro17 - NEW SHOES/KIND OF BLUE AT 60:  This double-CD jazz release is among the most inventive and unpredictable...
Stimulating swingin' jazz John di Martino

Stimulating swingin’ jazz John di Martino – Passion Flower

Stimulating swingin' jazz John di Martino - PASSION FLOWER:  John's jazz piano is far/above so many of the other players on the scene today......
Impressive versatile jazz vocal debut Suzanna Ross

Impressive versatile jazz vocal debut Suzanna Ross – Bewitched – Not Bothered,...

Impressive versatile jazz vocal debut Suzanna Ross - BEWITCHED, NOT BOTHERED, NOT BEWILDERED:  It's always pure pleasure to listen to new music, and Suzanna's...
Splendid tasteful jazz vocals Denise Mangiardi

Splendid tasteful jazz vocals Denise Mangiardi – Brown Book

Splendid tasteful jazz vocals Denise Mangiardi - BROWN BOOK:  When it comes to vocal masterpieces, there are none (BAR none) better than the splendid...
Straightahead swinging jazz J.C. Hopkins Biggish Band

Straightahead swinging jazz J.C. Hopkins Biggish Band – New York Moment

Straightahead swinging jazz J.C. Hopkins Biggish Band - NEW YORK MOMENT: When it comes to straightahead swinging jazz, it just doesn't get ANY better...
Spiritually inspiring piano beauty Monica Logani

Spiritually inspiring piano beauty Monica Logani – The Long Road

Spiritually inspiring piano beauty Monica Logani - THE LONG ROAD:  You won't find samples of this upcoming CD from Monica available yet, as it...
Reflective melodic acoustic guitar mastery Eric Tingstad

Reflective melodic acoustic guitar mastery Eric Tingstad – Three Singles (EP)

Reflective melodic acoustic guitar mastery Eric Tingstad - THREE SINGLES (EP):  Having watched and reviewed Eric perform live, I can tell you that he's...
Highly inventive jazz creativity Paul Shaw Quintet

Highly inventive jazz creativity Paul Shaw Quintet – Moment of Clarity

Highly inventive jazz creativity Paul Shaw Quintet - MOMENT OF CLARITY:  Paul is one of the HOTTEST jazz drummers on the scene today, and...
Loud funky jazz energy Funk Shui NYC

Loud funky jazz energy Funk Shui NYC – Shark NATO on a Plane

Loud funky jazz energy Funk Shui NYC - SHARK NATO ON A PLANE:  I'll tell you right now, dear readers - you're NOT gonna'...
Gently bold guitar mastery Arthur Fowler

Gently bold guitar mastery Arthur Fowler – Towns and Mountains EP review

Gently bold guitar mastery Arthur Fowler - TOWNS AND MOUNTAINS:  There's a significantly different pace on Arthur's new album from the music on "Here...