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As a reviewer, it is always a distinct pleasure to come across something that is classic and perfect all in one package! Such is the case with this 2 CD set featuring the g…
John Pizzarelli’s trio has been in existence for all of eleven years now, and its popularity continues to grow, especially with the annual releases of a series of Telarc CD…
Bossa Nova is John Pizzarelli’s fifth Telarc disc and it’s a very happy occasion for the guitarist. His love and admiration for the music of Joao Gilberto and…
Argentinean percussionist Luis Garay is quite a musician. Having only resided in the United States since 1992, he has some major accomplishments under his belt. He has p…
For the unusual in Brazilian jazz, give JAZZINHO a listening to, for it is so full of vim and vigor it is bound to capture your interest from beginning to ending. This CD c…
This is a remarkable recoding from a number of standpoints. To begin with, Mark Weinstein is not your ordinary jazz musician! He is currently on his second career. He began…
Japanese born and Osaka University of Foreign Studies (Japan) and Berklee College of Music (Boston) trained guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto is the leader of the eight-member ens…
For those of you who are not familiar with Oscar Castro Neves, he has been actively involved in professional music since 1956, and came to the USA in 1962. Oscar is …
Serenata is the beautifully sensitive new release by Mike Marshall and Jovino Santos Neto. It is a tribute to the internationally-renowned Brazilian multi-instrumentalist H…
When I first listened to Tudo de Bom, I heard influences are Carols Jobim, Milton Nascimento and Elaine Elias. The disc is filled with the music of Brazil and the musicians…