Donna Kimura

Donna Kimura

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.…
It’s hard not to like a collection that includes Nina Simone, Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan. Verve Unmixed 3 also gives listeners selections from Anita O’Day, B…
Jerry Grillo’s latest, Under The Influence, has the vocalist giving a twist to a lineup of songs usually associated with women singers, including …
Claire Martin shows why she is one of England’s top jazz vocalists with her latest release "Secret Love." The album, Martin’s 10th, perfectly showcases the singer’s cool…
Forty years ago, Gloria Lynne released her classic "I Wish You Love" album, which, on the strength of the title song, vaulted onto the jazz, pop and R&B charts. The g…
Amos Lee sings heartfelt lyrics in a graceful falsetto that’s tempered by a world-weary warble. He freely borrows from the best traditions of folk, soul and jazz. The re…