John Vincent Barron

John Vincent Barron

Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Jam Camp is a heavy laden, guitar-driven, no nonsense, collective force. Their latest CD, Jam Camp Live!, is a brilliant showc…
Too often in today’s era of media excess, artistic intention in jazz is shunned for the sake of commerce. With so much uninspired blandness being passed off as innovatio…
Incredible playing, well crafted tunes, and top-notch production make for an outstanding release by guitarist Ratko Zjaca and tenor saxophonist Stanislav Mitrovic. On
The ability to emancipate oneself from the confines of tradition, from subversive cultural expectations, while emphasizing hope, beauty and collaboration is the most dau…
Japanese pianist/composer Taeko Kunishima brings forth a musical melding of Asian exoticism, European romanticism, and American swing on her latest release for 33 Jazz, …
The flames of classic organ jazz are kept burning on Goin’ to Town: Live at the Green Mill, the sophomore release by Chicago’s Deep Blue Organ Trio. On this sessi…
Beauty is unearthed and unabashedly displayed throughout Hidden Fresco, the latest release from the German duo of Albrecht Maurer and Norbert Rodenkirchen. Their …
In an era of over-saturation in jazz characterized by an abundance of young performers who seem to favor imitation at the expense of originality, it’s invigorating to hear …
The last thing jazz needs is more tribute projects that merely perpetuate the ever increasing stagnation of an industry trying to make a fast buck off the legacy of a fa…
The old saying you can’t judge a book by its cover certainly applies to the latest release by eclectic guitarist Bill Frisell on the Nonesuch label. The untitled …
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