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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!

newlatitude swirling guitars

newlatitude swirling guitars New Latitude – Vantage Point

newlatitude jazz guitars New Latitude - VANTAGE POINT:  This fine album was just released on the 7th of May, 2017, and features some world-class...
* merrillcollins ethereal escapes *

* merrillcollins ethereal escapes * Merrill Collins – Ethereal Escapes

* merrillcollins ethereal escapes * Merrill Collins - ETHEREAL ESCAPES:  As many of you know, I review MANY piano works over the course of...
* lindacalise jazz romance *

* lindacalise jazz romance * Linda Calise – Happy To Be Loving You

* lindacalise jazz romance * Linda Calise - HAPPY TO BE LOVING YOU:  My reviewing of Linda's work is a kind of "exception", as...
* shimmering debut release *

* shimmering debut release * O’s Clavelitos – Arriving

* shimmering debut release * O's Clavelitos - ARRIVING:  A most fitting title for this shimmering debut release from this six-piece ensemble based in...
sylviabennett contemporary sensuous vocal

sylviabennett contemporary sensuous vocal Sylvia Bennett – For You

sylviabennett contemporary sensuous vocal Sylvia Bennett - FOR YOU:  Some readers of this magazine (and my original magazine, IMPROVIJAZZATION NATION, may not be familiar...
mariuspreda cimbalom jazz

mariuspreda cimbalom jazz Marius Preda – Mission Cimbalom

mariuspreda cimbalom jazz Marius Preda -MISSION CIMBALOM:  What an absolutely splendific way to start my Great Northwest sunny morning... Marius introduces me to a...
intimate jazz vocal experimentation

intimate jazz vocal experimentation Danielle Wertz & Tal Cohen – Intertwined

intimate jazz vocal experimentation Danielle Wertz & Tal Cohen - INTERTWINED:  Many of the jazz vocalist I listen to for review here have no...
* powerful diverse world music *

* powerful diverse world music * Elise Lebec – Origin

* powerful diverse world music * Elise Lebec - ORIGIN (ONE WORLD TURNING Project):  In a previous review (issue # 157), Elise got very...
elegant ballroom jazz

elegant ballroom jazz Flying Horse Big Band – Big Man On Campus

elegant ballroom jazz Flying Horse Big Band - BIG MAN ON CAMPUS:  The tags for this one were easy, because I grew up in...
davidbandman euphonium jazz rock punk

davidbandman euphonium jazz rock punk David Bandman – Burn Notice

davidbandman euphonium jazz rock punk David Bandman - BURN NOTICE:  This is my first listen to David's amazing jazz work on Euphonium, but it...

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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...
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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...