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!

* mighty mellow guitar bass duets *

* mighty mellow guitar bass duets * John Stein, Dave Zinno – Wood and...

* mighty mellow guitar bass duets * John Stein, Dave Zinno - WOOD AND STRINGS: The collaborations between our long-time contributor John Stein and...
* johnstein fine original jazz compositions *

* johnstein fine original jazz compositions * John Stein – Color Tones

* johnstein fine original jazz compositions * John Stein - COLOR TONES:  John's amazing jazz guitar is in fine form here, and he's joined...
* mystical powerful piano orchestral *

* mystical powerful piano orchestral * Peter Calandra – The Road Home

* mystical powerful piano orchestral * Peter Calandra - THE ROAD HOME:  The best way I know of to introduce you to Peter's wonderful...
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...

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Joyous inspiring infinite new dimensions Ian Maksin

Joyous inspiring infinite new dimensions Ian Maksin – Sempre

Joyous inspiring infinite new dimensions Ian Maksin - SEMPRE:  This is another "first encounter" for me... I can tell you (most sincerely) that I...
Uplifting serene musical adventure Suzanne Teng Gilbert Levy

Uplifting serene musical adventure Suzanne Teng & Gilbert Levy – Autumn Monsoon

Uplifting serene musical adventure Suzanne Teng & Gilbert Levy - AUTUMN MONSOON:  I have to tell you that this is my first listen to...
Tenderly intimate vocal jazz Calabria Foti

Tenderly intimate vocal jazz Calabria Foti – Prelude To A Kiss

Tenderly intimate vocal jazz Calabria Foti - PRELUDE TO A KISS:  I've been a constant fan of Calabria's excellent work for quite some time...