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Certainly no unknown commodity as up-and-coming jazz artists go, the "Jazz Paganini," violinist Christian Howes, explodes in this most entertaining and refreshingly pers…
For those digging the world music-charged whoop of the Pierre Dǿrge New Jungle Orchestra (where Ellington hangs with Fela Kuti, Eric Dolphy jams with Django Reinhar…
This is an intriguing project from a vocalist of considerable skill, concept, and history. It was as much a pleasure for me to read the bio as it was to listen to the ma…
Now, here’s harmonica, traditional jazz, and funk meeting in a way I’ve not experienced since the unsurpassed days of the funk of Little Stevie Wonder (the '60s never co…
Comet Ride is stratospheric. Saxophonist Willie Williams is out of this world with drummer Rudy Walker and bassist Gary Wang. Williams, an award-winning performer…
From Within is a remarkable debut album by trumpeter/flugelhornist Brandon Lee, the newest and youngest member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Lee recently …
Pattie Cossentino delivers a refreshing dish of originals, standards, and straight ahead jazz in Latin and swing styles on her debut CD Invitation. The versatile …
There are several words to describe the debut recording by Marsha Heydt. Words like, flawless, effortless, polished and intoxicating. Thirteen selections on the album an…
Firmly in the mold of the adventurous, avant-leaning ‘Radical Jewish’ music championed by John Zorn (via the Tzadik label), Alex Kontorovich’s debut CD "Deep Minor" is o…
Jeff Lisenby breaks the stereotypical mold of accordion with this superb offering of originals and well chosen covers. Opening with "Donna Lee," the Charlie Parker class…