Veronica Timpanelli

Veronica Timpanelli

The influence of Latin and Afro-Cuban music on jazz goes way back, but the mambo craze exploded in the 1950s. The Jazz Orquestas collection is a tasty assortment of perf…
Kriztal Entertainment and Nik Weston, seasoned DJ and music collector, put together this compilation of electronic underground tracks from the "Land of the Rising Sun." …
A lot of funky grooves to chew on this disc. "Between the Two" and "Blooze!" are Susman originals. Sandwiched in between is a great version of Miles Davis’ "All Blues" a…
Rob Susman, trombonist for little big band, Swingadelic, hails from New York. He has appeared in many music festivals around the world and has played with artists like B…
29.01.2011

Mark Rapp

Published in Jazz Artist Interviews
On the first day of school, parents often tell their children to just be themselves, and Mark Rapp must have taken that sage advice to heart because he has followed it steadfastly right into adulthood. Rapp began playing the trumpet seriously in high school and reveals that he always had the intention of composing his own material. His debut album, Token Tales not only showcases his talents as a trumpet player but also as a bandleader and a prolific composer. Rapp discloses how he found h …
I recently had the good fortune of being able to review Ernest Dawkins' New Horizons Ensemble DVD, The Messenger, which features the prodigious trumpeter, Maurice Brown. This young musician left such an indelible impression that I immediately resolved to get out and see him perform live if I ever had the chance.

Downbeat Magazine has referred to Brown as "one of the most exciting young trumpeters in jazz-be it New Orleans

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