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This weekend, I was invited to an album release party. I must admit it was my first time attending a function like this but I had to bite since I love jazz so much. The …
Hailing from Germany, Chris Walden has combined the two elements of European big band with classic American big band to release a great album.What really stands o…
When is the last time you smiled or laughed? Research on the effects of smiling has shown that a smiling person is judged to be more pleasant, attractive, sincere, socia…
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…
Bob Brookmeyer, master of the valve trombone, was an arranger at 14. Influenced by 20th century classical music and such jazz giants as Eddie Sauter, Gil Evans, and George …
Chris Walden made his bandleading debut last year with the fine, Grammy-nominated disc Home of My Heart. Its follow up is No Bounds, which seems to suf…
This memorable collection is a live recording, arranged and conducted by the creative Vince Mendoza, featuring the Brecker brothers with the WDR Big Band. These big band…
Please take a letter.... Can we please try and venture outside the box of old blue eyes.... Sinatra as fantastic an entertainer as he was is in tribute overdrive.... Sig…
If the apple doesn't fall too far from the tree it's only natural that John Pizzarelli would one day pay homage to the music of Frank Sinatra. John's father is guitarist…
John Pizzarelli on vocals and guitar, along with The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, ring in a splendid tribute to Frank Sinatra with this fine collection of big band/s…