Richard Bourcier

Richard Bourcier

The "European Sessions" CD was recorded in Germany during the spring of 1998. James Morrison is the renowned Australian multi-instrumentalist featured in a couple of my rec…
The New Orleans Days Jazz Band is rapidly becoming a fixture at various restaurants and watering holes around Ottawa, Canada. Formed in 1996, the group indulges their colle…
This young artist is presented by "Generations in Jazz," a James Morrison Scholarship. The bassist is featured performing five of his own compositions within a sextet forma…
Reed Renaissance is a group brought together just for this session by Jazz Crusade owner, Big Bill Bissonnette. Both reedmen are veterans of the West Coast jazz revival day…
Gregg Stafford is, at 45, one of the younger New Orleans revivalists on the scene today. Gregg took over the lead of Danny Barker's Jazz Hounds after Barker's passing and i…
The American debut CD by Russian vocalist/actress Natalia Nazarova takes a rather novel approach in that the singer pursues pop, smooth jazz and straight-ahead jazz in both…
This is a somewhat unusual compilation on a 2 CD set and will be advertised shortly on TV. Thirty three tracks occupy the set and run the gamut from Glen Miller to Dinah Wa…
Alex Pangman is an incredibly young songstress from Toronto, Canada. At age 22, she must be truly the youngest of the "Red Hot Mammas". In this debut CD, Alex has drawn upo…
My introduction to guitarist Lou Mecca occurred in the early 1950s when I was in my teenage years. I had obtained a Gil Melle 10" LP featuring Lou's fine work. My closest f…
The concept of an all-female big band may still be a novelty to some listeners but it isn't really new at all. The 1930s found Americans dancing to the sounds of Ina Ray Hu…