Richard Bourcier

Richard Bourcier

A century ago, the Impressionist painters threw the art world into a spin when they painted scenes "as they saw them" rather than copying nature. Nick Moss could truly b…
Atlanta based guitarist Dan Baraszu offers his new CD Nightfall, a self-produced project distributed by the digital label Blue Canoe. The collection wi…
It should be mentioned up front that this is almost the same band that Woody Herman brought to the Everest studios in September 1958. Chubby Jackson was part of many of Her…
Easy As It Gets is the fourth CD by John Sheridan’s Dream Band. In typical fashion, Sheridan digs deep into the archives of his own memory and comes up with an in…
Herbie Hancock’s many fans come from a wide spectrum of musical genres. So do his guests on the new production titled Possibilities. Over the last several dec…
New York City based alto saxophonist, Alexander McCabe, offers his self-produced album The Round. The Boston-born musician was a featured soloist in the band of the …
Jo Jones (1911-1985) is one of the most important drummers in jazz history. He first stepped into the recording studios in the spring of 1931 and waxed three sides for Voca…
Blue Canoe Records is one of the pioneer independent digital jazz labels. While it isn’t our job to explain their novel project, we encourage listeners and artists to visit…
Most swing fans will recall "The Big Noise From Winnetka" introduced in 1938 by Bob Crosby and featuring Bob Haggart and Ray Bauduc. It seems that Winnetka, Illinois is mak…
Southern California pianist, Lisa Hilton, is justifiably proud of her new CD My Favorite Things: Everyone’s Jazz Favorites. The pianist involved herself in all aspec…