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Music Review: Airelle Besson/Nelson Veras – ‘Prelude’


'Prelude' is very convincing proof that music doesn’t have to be the same old same old to make for some fine listening Read More »

Music Review: Justin Kauflin – ‘Dedication’


A great musician couldn’t just copy what he heard others doing; great musicians have a voice of their own. Read More »

Music Review: ‘The Complete Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Recordings’ [40th Anniversary Edition]


I can’t speak for the vinyl set, but the two-CD album is a joy. Read More »

Music Review: Annie Ross Salutes Billie Holiday in ‘To Lady with Love’

photo by David Beyda

There is a heartfelt emotional honesty in the drama of her vocal stylings that makes up for the vocal limitations of age. Read More »

Music Review: Jazz Pianist Lisa Hilton Takes on The Black Keys and More on ‘HORIZONS’

Photo by: Steven Lippman

Hilton's music, built upon classical and jazz influences, is both sensuously lyrical and improvisationally rich. Read More »

Jazz Potpourri: Music from Joe Henderson, The Jiggs Whigham International Trio, Afro Bop Alliance, and More

Brazilian People

Reviewed here are Jazz albums old and new. Read More »

The Rockologist: For Your Consideration – The Jayhawks; Gavin Harrison; Steve Rothery; Lonely Robot

Glen Boyd-The Rockologist feature

The Rockologist is back from the dead, with a fresh batch of new music for your consideration. Read More »

Music Review: David Sanborn – ‘Time and the River’

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David Sanborn puts out the kind of music that does perhaps the one thing needful for fine music: it sounds good. Read More »

Music Review: Dizzy Gillespie – ‘Live at Ronnie Scott’s: Volumes 1-4′

Dizzy Gillespie’s 'Live at Ronnie Scott’s: Volumes 1-4' makes for the kind of treasure that will warm the ears of happy jazz fans all over the planet. Read More »

Music Review: Les McCann – ‘Invitation to Openness’ [Remastered]

Invitation to Openness

'Invitation to Openness' is one of those albums that speaks not only to jazz enthusiasts, it is an album that will bring a smile to all lovers of intelligent music. Read More »