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!

Paul McCandless jazz oboe reeds

Paul McCandless jazz oboe reeds Paul McCandless – Morning Sun-Adventures With Oboe

Paul McCandless jazz oboe reeds Paul McCandless - MORNING SUN-ADVENTURES WITH OBOE:  Though I "grew up" listening to Paul's reed work (way back in...
Laura Ainsworth vintage vocal jazz

Laura Ainsworth vintage vocal jazz Laura Ainsworth – New Vintage

Laura Ainsworth vintage vocal jazz Laura Ainsworth - NEW VINTAGE:  When I first reviewed Laura's 1930's-style crooning, back in issue # 135, it was...
Ignacio Berroa wonderful latin jazz havana

Ignacio Berroa wonderful latin jazz havana Ignacio Berroa – Straight Ahead From Havana

Ignacio Berroa wonderful latin jazz havana Ignacio Berroa - STRAIGHT AHEAD FROM HAVANA:  Be sure the VOLUME is UP when you listen to this...
Roger Davidson Hendrik Meurkens all original trio

Roger Davidson Hendrik Meurkens all original trio Roger Davidson Trio with Hendrik Meurkens –...

Roger Davidson Hendrik Meurkens all original trio Roger Davidson Trio with Hendrik Meurkens - ORACAO PARA AMANHA/PRAYER FOR TOMORROW: I've reviewed a lot of...
Dlaivison exciting new universal music

Dlaivison exciting new universal music Dlaivison – The Sign Of Us

Dlaivison exciting new universal music Dlaivison - THE SIGN OF US:  A bit of "backstory" first... when I receive a new album for review,...
Lyn Stanley magical jazz vocals Lyn Stanley -

Lyn Stanley magical jazz vocals Lyn Stanley – The Moonlight Sessions Volume One

Lyn Stanley magical jazz vocals Lyn Stanley - THE MOONLIGHT SESSIONS VOLUME ONE:  I've reviewed Lyn's special vocal style on a couple of occasions...
Jane Ira Bloom quartet poetry improvised

Jane Ira Bloom quartet poetry improvised Jane Ira Bloom – Wild Lines- Improvising Emily...

Jane Ira Bloom quartet poetry improvised Jane Ira Bloom - WILD LINES - IMPROVISING EMILY DICKINSON:  I must tell you up front that I...
Julian Gerstin joyful jazz percussion

Julian Gerstin joyful jazz percussion Julian Gerstin – The One Who Makes You Happy

Julian Gerstin joyful jazz percussion Julian Gerstin - THE ONE WHO MAKES YOU HAPPY:  Percussionist Julian has roved about the globe working with musicians...
Michelle Bradley high quality vocal jazz

Michelle Bradley high quality vocal jazz Michelle Bradley – Body and Soul

Michelle Bradley high quality vocal jazz Michelle Bradley - BODY AND SOUL: There's one word to describe Michelle's wonderful jazz vocal style as I...
Carol Albert enchanting jazz singer

Carol Albert enchanting jazz singer Carol Albert – Fly Away Butterfly

Carol Albert enchanting jazz singer Carol Albert – FLY AWAY BUTTERFLY:  Carol is one of the most enchanting singers I've heard in a long...

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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...