Donna Kimura

Donna Kimura

Bonnie Bramlett reminds us how good she is with the release of Roots, Blues & Jazz. The longtime singer has recorded infrequently over the years, so she doesn’t wast…
Add Alexis Cole to the list of young, emerging jazz vocalists to watch. Her latest CD, Nearer The Sun, is a fine effort that showcases her rich, coffee voice and …
Considering the longevity of Abbey Lincoln’s career, one would think that there is an abundance of material from the great jazz singer. But, that’s hardly the case, with Li…
Led by steelpan virtuoso Liam Teague and multi-instrumentalist Robert Chappell, Panoramic playfully merges calypso, Afro-Cuban, and jazz music. Panoramic’s debut CD, …
Accompanied by a 10-piece string section, tenor saxophonist David Murray delivers a big, ambitious CD that showcases his wide-ranging moods and styles. Recorded in Decem…
Vocalist Kaylene Peoples must have been in a nostalgic mood when she made All Jazzed Up! The 13-track CD has a strong lineup of beloved standards, including "My Funn…
When trombonist Chris Brubeck isn’t performing with The Brubeck Brothers Quartet or Triple Play, he is busy composing modern classical pieces that draw from jazz and other …
With her latest release, Standard Issue, singer and pianist Liane Carroll shows why she recently earned two BBC Jazz Awards for best vocalist and best of jazz. …
Shortly before Hurricane Katrina swept through New Orleans, Mary Flower traveled to the city to work with some of the area’s top musicians. The result is Bywater Dan…
At a time when so much of today’s music is marked by excess - louder instruments, greater effects, bigger production - Barbara Montgomery goes in the opposite direction.…