NU_OPEN
 

FEATURED INTERVIEWS

  • Born in Dallas, Texas and now happily domiciled in Los Angeles, bass player Edwin Livingston could be described as being on the crest of a wave. His CD 'Transitions' was released in late 2010 and when recently I caught up…
    Read more...
  • Law school creates more than a few challenges. There are hours upon hours of studying, grueling hours interning at law firms, and financial bills that need to find a way to get paid. For many law students the adversity is…
    Read more...
  • Kem Owens
    Written by
    Adekemi Owens, known professionally and affectionately to music fans as "Kem," has come a long way from Nashville, Tennessee to his current hometown of Detroit, Michigan. So, one figures that is why this musical genius has written and performed songs…
    Read more...
  •  New Orleans trumpeter Nicholas Payton has never conformed to anyone or anything. Reading his Facebook posts and Twitter “tweets”, you sort of get an idea about how un-traditional he is. He speaks his mind and, should someone attempt to challenge…
    Read more...
MORE INTERVIEWS
The two "best friends" here have done great justice to Latin Jazz and jazz in general. This CD has all the components necessary for listening, dancing or whatever one choos…
Puerto Rico Jazz Jam is a first rate example of great jazz musicians coming together to express a single, unified sound in Puerto Rico jazz. If you are interested in the fi…
Que Bola? is sassy, spicy, lively latin jazz combined with afro-cuban music and salsa. Excellent performances make this one entertaining jazz CD suitable for dancing as wel…
What a wonderful surprise of fine jazz music for the listener on the new CD, "Espiritista." It is something you will find yourself mentally getting up from the cafe table a…
For those jazz listeners who enjoy the Latin sound, this is a perfect gift, and a lot of fun to have in the home library. It features one of Latin sounds greatest jazz pian…
Cuban-born, New York-raised alto saxophonist/composer has done more than many musicians hope to in a lifetime. Rivera has composed for symphony orchestras, recorded with mu…
For the jazz musician or jazz listener who enjoys unusual music, this seventeen selection CD of Cuban music is an enjoyable treat! A young jazz pianist, Tony Perez, sounds …
DeLucia has always been outright amazing; a true flamenco master, flawless equally in both technique and taste, he has delivered brilliant solo work over the decades as wel…
For those who enjoy Jazz with a Brazilian theme, pianist Joel A. Martin's "Jazzical: Brazil" will become a very welcome addition to the home musical library! For those of y…
Not Your Typical New Yorker is a debut CD from composer-pianist Joseph Diamond, and it is a genuine pleasure to introduce this young pianist to JAZZREVIEW.COM. Joseph Diamo…