Reviews 2017-09-12T06:17:04+00:00

Feature Articles

  • Monterey Jazz Festival - 2018 Next Generation Jazz Festival - JazzMonthly.com

2018 NEXT GENERATION JAZZ FESTIVAL

ARTICLES -  2018 NEXT GENERATION JAZZ FESTIVAL  Presented by Monterey Jazz [...]

  • Jackson - Push Through

JACKSON – pseudonym for Bristol-based keyboard player Jack Baldus.

ARTICLES - Jackson - Photo Credit Paolo Ferla [...]

  • Apollo Music Productions Presents RICK BRAUN, RAY PARKER, JR AND MICHAEL PAULO

APAULO MUSIC PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS RICK BRAUN, RAY PARKER JR AND MICHAEL PAULO

ARTICLES -  APAULO MUSIC PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS RICK BRAUN, RAY [...]

Reviews

  • Bill Evans - Another Time

BILL EVANS – Another Time: The Hilversum Concert

Reviews BILL EVANS Another Time: The Hilversum Concert It is fair to say that there is no shortage of Bill Evans recordings available. In addition to the release and reissue of virtually all of his studio recordings, there are an apparently unlimited supply of live [...]

  • Nestor Torres

NESTOR TORRES – Jazz Flute Traditions

Reviews  NESTOR TORRES Jazz Flute Traditions Nestor Torres made his early reputation as a talented flautist who played Latin pop/jazz. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, he moved to New York after high school, attended Berklee, and gained experience playing with a wide variety of [...]

  • Peter Bernstein

PETER BERNSTEIN – Signs Live!

Reviews PETER BERNSTEIN Signs Live Back in 1994, guitarist Peter Bernstein recorded a CD, Signs Of Life, that found him leading an all-star quartet that also featured pianist Brad Mehldau, bassist Christian McBride and drummer Gregory Hutchinson. Over 20 years later, on Jan. 4, 2015, [...]

  • Larry Coryell’s 11th House, Seven Secrets

LARRY CORYELL’S 11th HOUSE – Seven Secrets

Reviews LARRY CORYELL'S 11th HOUSE Seven Secrets Larry Coryell was the first fusion guitarist. He brought the sound of electric blues and rock into jazz during 1966-67 on his recordings with Chico Hamilton, Free Spirits, and the Gary Burton Quartet. While later overshadowed by John [...]

  • Dizzy Gillespie, Concert Of The Century – A Tribute To Charlie Parker

DIZZY GILLESPIE, CONCERT OF THE CENTURY – A Tribute To Charlie Parker

Reviews DIZZY GILLESPIE, CONCERT OF THE CENTURY A Tribute To Charlie Parker In Nov. 1980, an all-star sextet filled with classic veterans performed at what was billed as “Concert Of The Century – A Tribute To Charlie Parker.” While the heading was not exactly accurate since [...]

  • Chris Potter, The Dreamer Is The Dream

CHRIS POTTER – The Dreamer Is The Dream

Reviews CHRIS POTTER, The Dreamer Is The Dream Chris Potter has been one of the most significant and stimulating saxophonists of the past 30 years. His latest ECM release showcases him in a quartet with pianist David Virelles, bassist Joe Martin and drummer Marcus Gilmore. [...]

Hilary Kole – Review

Reviews HILARY KOLE, A Self Portrait A perennially popular presence on the NYC jazz scene and a world renowned concert hall and symphony performer, Hilary Kole has wowed us before with her dynamic recordings Haunted Hart (produced by fellow jazz great John Pizzarelli) and the [...]

Gregg Kallor – Review

Reviews GREGG KALLOR, A Single Noon Tremendously gifted pianist and composer Gregg Kallor describes his latest CD,”A Single Noon” as “a love letter to this incredible city.”  Now, exactly which city is he speaking of?”-- you ask. Of course he is speaking of the city [...]

Diane Reeves – Review

Reviews DIANNE REEVES, Beautiful Life (Concord) After a five year layoff, one of jazz’s most sparkling voices and innovative vocalists returns on a new label to celebrate the art of collaboration. In the spirit of her producer Terri Lyne Carrington’s 2011 Grammy winning The Mosaic [...]

Lawrence Blatt – Review

Reviews LAWRENCE BLATT, Emergence In 2007, acoustic guitarist Lawrence Blatt named one of his trademark recordings Fibonacci’s Dream, after one of the Middle Ages’ greatest mathematicians – and composed songs using Fibonacci’s “Golden Ratio” numbers to inspire the way he approached the chords, melodies and [...]