George W. Carroll

George W. Carroll

It's no revelation to my readers that the 'latin' idiom is up there with my all time favorite musical genre. After all, I came up with 'Tom Jobim.' Classical/jazz guitarist…
How many times & ways have we jazz-philes heard the jazz classic, 'Autumn Leaves'? Jazz Guitarist Richie Hart's version contained herein, gives the song a new ethos, & I re…
Jazz Pianist Dennis Bell documents his musical efforts through his body of work.........And, his present project 'Then & Now' is superbly presented & notated............As …
Bordering on the fusion side of jazz with some interestingingredients of reggae, funk, & rock..........Emerges jazz trap-sterBubbha Thomas's dynamic new presentation: "Love…
I started out listening to the wonderful jazz ballad 'My Old Flame,' & the haunting lateral treatment of harmonic poylphony Mike gave to the tune.........literally re-inven…
God!! What a solid album, & what a mighty proponent of the flute genre we have in one Holly Hofmann. Kudos to her sidemen as well, guided viably under the herculean improvi…
This ultra-modernistic project produced by jazz keyboardprodigy Jason Miles, embraces the best of all jazz worlds & genres,i.e. from Miles Davis to 'Tom' Jobim. Reedman Mic…
I have to confess that I'm grooving as I review & totally imbibe the towering talents of Ron Carter-bass, James Williams (RIP)-piano, Billy Pierce-reeds, Kenny Washington-d…
You just can't go wrong with the musical collaboration of JessicaMolaskey & jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli. The definition of 'swing' is manifest in their combined musical …
This is a group led by virtuoso jazz guitarist Dom Minasi & hisaggregation of consummate improvisationalists. The disc is aptlynamed, in that you will hear 'rapid road runn…