Richard Bourcier

Richard Bourcier

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…
The 1950s brought a number of jazz players to the attention of mass audiences. Jackie Gleason’s lush string arrangements featured trumpeter Bobby Hackett, alto saxophonist …
It seems like yesterday that Kenny Davern was "the kid" that played with Eddie Condon. Well, the kid reaches 70 this year and continues to improve. Surely, Condon is up the…
Many folks have their ears and eyes directed to Chicago's sassy young jazz chanteuse. Susan May entered the recording studio at the tender age of eleven. The result was her…
2005 seems to be a banner year for fine Christmas recordings. Here's another to add to your Christmas stocking. Pennsylvania songstress, Barbara Montgomery, offers h…
The Pacific Northwest is home to Bill Rhoades and the Party Kings and the band is a regional favorite. Rhoades is the consummate blues performer. He works for a music retai…