Category: Music Reviews

Blue Note LP “Spirit & Time” Volume 2

January 23, 2019

    Volume 2 from the Blue Note Review limited edition subscription box set (limited to 2,000 copies) entitled “Spirit & Time,” came my way prior to Christmas 2018 but holiday festivities and travel made [Read More]


May 5, 2017

  On July 3, 1932, Yankee first baseman Lou Gehrig appeared to have finally stepped out from beyond Babe Ruth’s shadows.  Ruth, for good and understandable reasons, had always been the man in the headlines.  [Read More]

Chesky Records Recording Session: An inside view

August 13, 2014

David Chesky wears plenty of hats these days. As co-founder of Chesky Records and HDTracks, David’s also an accomplished classical pianist and is often seen and heard playing congas inside NYC’s Central Park. For more [Read More]

Kenny Garrett

September 18, 2013

      AVAILABLE NOW: KENNY GARRETT – PUSHING THE WORLD AWAY, ON MACK AVENUE RECORDS   Album Follows His Recent Double GRAMMY® Nominated Project, Seeds From The Underground     “one of the most admired alto saxophonists [Read More]

Gretchen Parlato

September 18, 2013

    Recorded Live at Rockwood Music Hall with Two Bands, Featuring:  Taylor Eigsti, Alan Hampton & Mark Guiliana, and Taylor Eigsti, Burniss Earl Travis II & Kendrick Scott     “A good singer, we [Read More]

New Music from Brundlefly

September 18, 2013

Brundlefly and the SwedeCabin Music An instrumental record, pitching it’s sound between the idyllic acoustic leanings of Jim O’Rourke, and the adventurous tonality of vintage Yes… The record owes debt to mid 90’s era “post-rock” [Read More]

Fab Four Musical Selections

July 28, 2013

ECM – The Fourth Decade – New Artist, New Music Rarely do I come across a compilation that introduces me to so many new jazz artist.  I’ve had this promo disc for about 4 years [Read More]

July 22, 2013

  I first corresponded with Kevin Berg during the heyday of Japan Victor Corporation’s XRCD years. Mr. Berg at that time was working for JVC and was the person to whom an American reviewer applied [Read More]


June 17, 2013

Philadelphia Pianist JIMMY AMADIE Releases Live at the Philadelphia Museum of Art From His First Public Performance Since 1967   Trio Features Bassist Tony Marino and Drummer Bill Goodwin     Watch WHYY’s “On Canvas” Segment [Read More]

A Night with Rachelle Ferrell

February 4, 2013

      The first time I heard of Rachelle Ferrell was at the home of my dear friend Clement Perry. CP, as I call him has a wonderful high-end stereo system in that you [Read More]

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