John Gilbert

John Gilbert

John Alexander has penned all original tunes on this album. The arrangements are tight and the music ranges from the boppish "You Need Dis" to the richness of "Trina's Chee…
This is a Quartet of fine musicians that give that very hip and definable southern viewpoint to jazz artistry. Jazz, particularly in Virginia / Maryland, has that added …
If you take a bit of Earl Coleman, a taste of Giacomo Gates plus Obie Jessie himself and what you have is a fine vocal artist. Ellington's "Caravan" is treated to Jessie…
The purity of jazz is the essence of this impressive recording. Shep Meyers has assembled a quartet of imposing talent with fresh arrangements done in a stylish bop mode. <…
The spirit of Charlie Byrd lives on in this wonderful tribute, elegantly presented in a live recording performed at "The Rams Head On Stage" in Annapolis. This was the s…
There is a mystical quality to Nate Birkey that manifests itself in both his vocals and Trumpet style. Birkey has been compared to both Miles Davis and Chet Baker, and his …
This album gives us a peek into the musical journal of a woman beset by the travails of life and love. Each tune is like a diary entry embellished by the clear texture of E…
This is an album of pure unadulterated joy. The harmony is as smooth as cashmere and as cool as a South Beach cocktail. The tunes are perfect choices with a few brought bac…
Randy Dorman has put together a wonderful compilation of standards with a Latin flavor plus a "tropical seascape of sounds" which make this CD a relaxing well played tour d…
Jack Reilly recorded this album in 1988 at Maybeck recital hall and once again establishes himself as one of the ne plus ultras of this jazz genre. His technical skill a…