CD Reviews

CD Review: Terje Gewelt, House On A Hill – Norway’s Hidden Gem.

On “House On A Hill“, bassist Terje Gewelt’s 12th album as a leader, he has finally come up with his masterpiece. Recorded after having spent most of 2020 at home, there...

CD Review: Rudiger Bauldaf, Strawberry Fields

‘Strawberry Fields’ is the latest release from German trumpeter Rudiger Bauldaf. This recording is the follow up to the 2017 release, also on Mons Records, titled...

CD Review, Nick Kerkhoff, Here and now.

Perhaps one of the better aspects of being a music journalist is discovering new talent. Leading on from this point, recently I received a pre-release link of the debut album from...

CD Review: Clare Foster, Kumbhaka

Vocalist, lyricist, composer and educator Clare Foster released her new album Kumbhaka in December, but I must say as the blue skies are arriving and summer is on its way, it is...

CD Review: Pinheiro, Ineke, Cavalli Trio | ‘Turn Out The Stars – The Music of Bill Evans’

The trio of guitarist Ricardo Pinheiro, drummer Eric Ineke and bassist Massimo Cavalli have released a new CD titled ‘Turn Out The Stars – The Music of Bill...

CD Review: Jim Mullen & Tom Remon, Duality

If my memory serves me, well it was around 2005 that I was having lunch with Joe Diorio in a restaurant in Pasadena, California. I went to visit him for his Birthday and later...

CD Review: Pierrick Pédron, “Fifty/Fifty New York Sessions”

To mark his 50th birthday, French alto saxophone player, Pierrick Pédron entered the studio to record not one, but two albums. The first album titled “Fifty/Fifty New York...

CD Review: Airelle Besson, Try

French trumpeter Airelle Besson will release her new album “Try” on March 5th. This album is the follow up to her 2015 debut “Radio One”. “Try”...

CD Review: Kenney Polson, Colors Of Brazil.

West Coast jazz saxophonist Kenney Polson continues to spread the gospel of smooth jazz whilst collaborating with a wide range of musicians across the globe. His latest release is...

CD Review: Patrick Naylor, Winter Dream.

British guitarist Patrick Naylor will release his new album titled “Winter Dream” on March the first. Having had access to a pre-release copy I was inspired to put my...

CD Review: Ludovico Carmenati, In The Afternoon.

“In the afternoon” is a re-release of the ambitious project by Gianludovico Carmenati on RaRa Records. The album has been re-released in 2021 in a new remastered version...