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!

Review: Carol Robbins – Taylor Street

Carol Robbins - TAYLOR STREET:  It's been quite a while since I last reviewed Carol's wonderful jazz harp work (issue # 127), but this...

Review: Brent Gallaher – Moving Forward

Brent Gallaher - MOVING FORWARD:  Brent Gallaher's stellar tenor saxophone, joined by  Alex Pope Norris on trumpet/flugelhorn, Dan Karlsberg on piano, Aaron Jacobs doing...

Review: Brian Kastan – Roll The Dice on Life

Brian Kastan - ROLL THE DICE ON LIFE:  Ev'ry once in a while, a promoter sends me an album they may not even realize...

Review: Matias Baconsky – Life and Death

Matias Baconsky - LIFE AND DEATH:  That album title is a lot to live up to, but with my own piano playing experience speaking,...

Review: Michele McLaughlin – Life

Michele McLaughlin - LIFE:  When I first wrote about Michele's wonderful solo piano work in issue # 152, one of things noted was that she...

Review: Quinn Hedges – Slightly South of Stormy Clouds

Quinn Hedges - SLIGHTLY SOUTH OF STORMY CLOUDS:  There are players who "just play", & then there are artists who brim with creativity and...

Review: Rik Wright’s Fundamental Forces – Subtle Energy

Rik Wright's Fundamental Forces - SUBTLE ENERGY:  Wow!  It feels like I was just reviewing these songs by Rik & his "Fundamental Forces" group......

Review: Alison Lewis – Seven

Alison Lewis - SEVEN:  This debut album almost didn't get reviewed, because it's under 30 minutes, more like an "EP"... of course, I DO...

Review: Peter Saltzman – Blues, Preludes and Feuds (A Musical Memory)

Peter Saltzman - BLUES, PRELUDES AND FEUDS (A MUSICAL MEMORY):  There's not a bit of doubt in my mind; the promoter picked this one...

Review: Livio Almeida – Action & Reaction

Livio Almeida - ACTION & REACTION:  It's definitely your ears (not to mention your soul) that will be doing leaps (action) & bounds (reaction)...

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Colorful emotional music magic Christopher James

Colorful emotional music magic Christopher James – Grace From Persistence

Colorful emotional music magic Christopher James - GRACE FROM PERSISTENCE:  I was just amazed at Christopher's beautiful work when I reviewed his "The Sad...
Stirring jazz vocal tribute Tom Culver

Stirring jazz vocal tribute Tom Culver – Duke’s Place

Stirring jazz vocal tribute Tom Culver - DUKE'S PLACE:  It's been a while since I last reviewed Tom's stirring jazz vocal work in issue...

Exquisite jazz vocal wizardry Cathy Segal-Garcia – Dreamsville

Exquisite jazz vocal wizardry Cathy Segal-Garcia - DREAMSVILLE:  My most recent review of Cathy's exquisite jazz vocal wizardry was for her "The Jazz Chamber"...