Richard Bourcier

Richard Bourcier

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…
Vocalist Cle Thompson spent the last decade in Los Angeles and now makes her home in North Carolina. Coming from a background in legitimate theater, Cle went on to perform …
Five Play is really one third of the all female big band DIVA led by drummer Sherrie Maricle. Sherrie was part of the Oliver Jones Trio in recent years and a fabulous talen…
As a press kit was not issued with this CD, I'm at a loss to provide background information on this vocalist/keyboardist. The recording was made in the Netherlands last yea…
Daria is a California based voaclist and is a true jazz performer in every sense of the word. Although a very short CD, 26 minutes, Daria presents her unique vocal style in…
Ms. Hart asks "May I Come In?". Yes Pam! You certainly may. The California born singer moved to Austin, Texas in 1982 and has virtually taken over the local jazz scene and …