Joe Montague

Joe Montague

Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada is not exactly a name synonymous with jazz music but this year you will do well to add Sandy Foster’s Spruce It Up to your list of…
There are people who are different just for the sake of being different and then there are those who stand out because they are so much more accomplished than most of th…
It isn’t often that you think of Big Band music emanating from Tennessee, the center of everything Country and most gospel vibes. Rory Partin however is not originally f…
For those of you who at sometime in your life have experienced the joys and angst of dieting, you may recall just how mouthwatering good that slice of pie or piece of ch…
Cellar Live Records, which has been quietly building a very strong catalogue of Canadian jazz artists, give us another quality recording with the Cellar Live Christma…
When I received in the mail a copy of young Canadian jazz singer Larra Skye’s CD The World Disappears, I was happy to see that the impact she has in her live perf…
Second Movement’s self-titled CD is truly a fresh sounding and understated album boasting great instrumental funk jazz music. Lead by Thomas Shaw’s keyboard wor…
Music From Beach Boulevard once again highlights the musical genius of San Diego based producer/artist Tim Coffman, not to be confused with Chicago's trombonist b…
It seems like I waited forever for Julie Hardy to release her new CD The Wish, an album released under the banner of World Culture Music, an artist collective rec…
29.01.2011

Randy Brecker

Published in News Story

I walked into the green room at the Triple Door in Seattle, Washington last November, and there he was, with his trademark hat on his head, his Sean Connery like beard, dressed in blue jeans, and sitting on a chair in the center of the room. In some ways it was a little like being ushered into a room with royalty. Grammy Award winner Randy Brecker seemed a little bit wary of the journalist who was about to pepper him with questions, that he probably presumed he had heard hundreds or perhaps t …