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Music Review: Jan Sturiale – ‘Roadmaps’ Conveys Cool Colors of Modern Jazz

Jan-Sturiale

'Roadmaps' is excellent and so cool, it’s almost frosty. The slightly experimental melodies challenge rather than repel, simply because of their innovative flow and glossy tones. If you’re into polished jazz, Jan Sturiale’s 'Roadmaps' is for you.

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Music Review: Jason Vitelli – ‘Head Above Tide’ Offers Little to Recommend

Head Above Tide

'Head Above Tide' lacks structure. Lank themes, disproportionate rhythms, and unusual harmonic mannerisms come across as perplexing conglomerations of theorizing discords. The music is pensive and melancholy, dry and lifeless, probably because it’s too complex, too intricate, and too intellectual.

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Music Preview: Vapeism – ‘Vaped Out Vol. 1’ Spins Out Delicious Fusion Jazz Tones

Vapeism has it going on! The fusion melodies shimmer with persuasive colors, while the musicianship balances between tender intimacy and erupting atomic explosions. If you’re into stylish fusion jazz, don’t miss 'Vaped Out Vol. 1.'

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Concert Review: Jazz and Chihuly, Songs of Protest and Reconciliation at New York Botanical Garden

By the conclusion of the evening, the storm and rain had stopped and the audience had been refreshed and uplifted by the program's embodiment of the evolution of freedom into forgiveness, reconciliation, and love.

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