Richard Bourcier

Richard Bourcier

This new release by Maxjazz should be on the racks by the time you read this. Vocalist Asa Harris appears in duo, quartet and quintet combinations with other Chicago musici…
Now living in New York, jazz singer, Carla Cook was born in Detroit and influenced by the Motown sounds, classical and gospel music. She performs internationally today and …
In view of the high praise given to their recent Jazz Crusade release and their 2002 album with gospel singer Tori Robinson, the Vintage Jazzmen sent along a one of their o…
Prior to settling in San Antonio, Loretta Cormier performed in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The Texas-based jazz singer has now released her debut CD encompassing 13 standa…
Having played piano and bass guitar in her youth, Masha began singing at the age of 19 and by 1990 she had developed the Masha Bijlsma Band and toured as the opening act fo…
My introduction to the songs of Karen Shane is a most welcome experience. Karen has a pure jazz voice and beckons the listener into a sense of feeling "very much at home". …
Seattle born pianist, Bill Anschell, now makes Atlanta his home. Many will recall his fine work on the Miles Osland CD "An Old Speckled Hen at Snapes Malting". The record b…
Philadelphia singer Denise King sent a copy of her new release, "Simply Mellow". This is "straight ahead, no nonsense jazz" performed by a mature vocalist in the tradition …
In a new departure, Drimala Records are making this recording available only through their website. It cannot be found in music shops. The trio is composed of pianist/flaut…
Deanna Witkowski was totally unfamiliar to me when I received this CD. In my usual manner, I follow a certain ritual while reviewing a new item. The CD is slipped into my c…