Norm Breest

Norm Breest

It seems the more I hear Al Jarreau, the better he gets. His latest is called All I Got and that title says it all. Jarreau knows what he does best and his releases …

Mindi Abair is someone you haven't heard from before, but you're going to hear more from her in the years to come. It Just Happens That Way showcases Abair in 12 tra…
Some people call it trance jazz, some people call it trip jazz. Four80East's latest release called Round 3 is a blend of electronic and acoustic jazz that is 21st ce…
Saxophonist Gary Davis has found his mark in his latest release Don't Wait for Spring. Davis has a different style for himself that is as comfortable on both uptempo…
One of the things that I look at when I listen to new music is, is there any emotion in what I'm hearing. In saxophonist Gary Davis' release Don't Wait for Spring, I…
Plunky is saxophonist J. Plunky Brancy and if you never heard his name, you might have heard his music. He was featured on The Cosby Showas a studio musician who per…
Janine Alondres has a great voice and knowledge of jazz standards. Her debut CD Dreams Do Come True presents some of the classics done in a contemporary style, but n…
Flutist Hubert Laws, member of the Mongo Santamaria band in the 1960's, is back to his Latin roots with a CD of Latin jazz. Baila Cinderella is a CD of songs that Mo…
Bassist Brian Bromberg gives a salute to the person who got him interested in playing electric bass. Jaco was the nickname for inventive electric bass player John Fr…
Pianist Keiko Matsui's 14th studio release is the first that has an overall theme. The Ring is dedicated to provide a message of compassion, humanity and peace in a …