Ronald Jackson

Ronald Jackson

Here is a refreshing group of musicians offering a very refreshing and innovative look at urban grooves heavily steeped in fusion jazz. The professionalism shines throug…
Jazz vocalist Tony Adamo struts back with his silky, charismatic, and, as I’m sure many ladies will confirm, seductive vocals on this clever new release Straight Up D…
Certainly no unknown commodity as up-and-coming jazz artists go, the "Jazz Paganini," violinist Christian Howes, explodes in this most entertaining and refreshingly pers…
Anomalies is a real treat for those of you who’ve had some considerable exposure to the intricacies of classical rock (i.e., Kansas, Jethro Tull, early Rick Wak…
Delivering on a pledge made long ago to make this duet happen, organist John Medeski and drummer Billy Martin two-thirds of the popular trio, Medeski, Martin, and Wood (…
This is one of the few times where I have been more interested in the artist than his material, which is decent, I might add. Jamie Craig has quite an inte…
This is an intriguing project from a vocalist of considerable skill, concept, and history. It was as much a pleasure for me to read the bio as it was to listen to the ma…
Only in the wide world of jazz can one get the kind of rich, free, diverse, and stylish tunes such as that found on this Hammond-rich, blues-deep trio’s project, Gro…
To grab a simple title from the lead track here, "Uh-huh." That says it all. Guitarist BD Lenz’s fifth album Straight Up is an energetic display of fusion, with…
"Danceable Hardjazz." That’s how this interesting group with strong European roots and influences describes its music. After listening to Soul Integration, thei…