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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!

Ragtime jazz roots

Ragtime jazz roots – Chris Washburne – Rags and Roots

Ragtime jazz roots - Chris Washburne - RAGS AND ROOTS:  It's been a while since I reviewed Chris's splendid ragtime work... issue # 157...
Sweet jazz crooning

Sweet jazz crooning – Ronny Whyte – Shades of Whyte

Sweet jazz crooning - Ronny Whyte - SHADES OF WHYTE:  Here's another "pre-release" album for your (strong) consideration... as noted in previous pre-release reviews,...
Saxophone string dialogue

Saxophone string dialogue – Oliver Lake, featuring FLUX Quartet – Right Up On

Saxophone string dialogue - Oliver Lake, featuring FLUX Quartet - RIGHT UP ON: It's been a fair amount of time since I've received a...
Swinging jazz dance

Swinging jazz dance – Swingadelic – Mercerville

Swinging jazz dance Swingadelic - MERCERVILLE:  I grew up in an era when big-band & film music was all the rage... my sisters and...
Emotion evoking jazz organ

Emotion evoking jazz organ – Gregory Lewis Organ Monk – The Breathe Street

Emotion evoking jazz organ by Gregory Lewis Organ Monk - THE BREATHE STREET: I can say (with a certain amount of authority) that this...
Superbly funky jazz guitar

Superbly funky jazz guitar – Greg Skaff – Soulmation

Superbly funky jazz guitar - Greg Skaff - SOULMATION:  I first started reviewing Greg's down & funky jazz guitar work way back in issue...
Dazzling orchestral solo piano

Dazzling orchestral solo piano Timothy Crane – The Fall of a Sparrow

Dazzling orchestral solo piano Timothy Crane - THE FALL OF A SPARROW:  I have been reviewing Timothy's superb piano creations for a long time...
Ultra high-energy sax

Ultra high-energy sax Nathan Zaporski – Live Recitation

Ultra high-energy sax  Nathan Zaporski - LIVE RECITATION:  You know, folks, one of the best things about writing a music review magazine (for this...
Soothing magical guitar

Soothing and magical guitar – Shambhu – Soothe

Soothing magical guitar Shambhu – SOOTHE:  …and that’s exactly what this accomplished guitarist does for your ears & your soul, to be sure!  His...
Jazz meets Classics

Jazz meets Classics Alan Storeygard – Jazz meets the Classics

Jazz meets Classics Alan Storeygard - JAZZ MEETS THE CLASSICS:  All I can say is - WOW!  My high-talent grandmother raised us on classic...

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Extraordinarily significant historical music Chris Jentsch Group No Net

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...
Genius collective artistry Trap Cat Collective

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...