CD Reviews

CD Review: Julie Campiche Quartet, You Matter

Julie Campiche and her quartet have returned to the experimental jazz scene with the release of their sophomore album You Matter, which came out 4th November 2022 after several...

CD Review: Billy Drummond, Valse Sinistre

Earlier this summer, New York based drummer Billy Drummond released his latest album as a leader on Cellar Music, it’s the first since this 1996 “Cult Hit” Dubai...

CD Review: Oldřich Janota, Vzpomínáš, Méďo?

Oldřich Janota is a Czech folk-rock songwriter, singer and guitarist who has been a vital presence for the experimental rock and alternative folk scene for over four decades, so...

CD Review: Gilles Peterson & Lionel Loueke, HH Reimagined

New York City-based, West African guitarist Lionel Loueke is a Blue Note artist, which certainly helped to get the legendary pianist Herbie Hancock and saxophonist Wayne Shorter...

CD Review: Rosina Bullen, ‘Painting A Picture’

UK-born and New York-based singer-songwriter Rosina Bullen has re-entered the jazz scene as an independent artist, debuting her new EP Painting a Picture. Along with her rich...

CD Review: Tracye Eileen, You Hit The Spot.

You Hit The Spot, sees Chicago based vocalist Tracye Eileen return to her roots as a straight-ahead jazz vocalist for her fourth release as a leader. Her previous releases...

CD Review Guido May, Flow

German based drummen Guido May recently released his latest CD titled ‘Flow”. For those unfamiliar with Guido, he is one of Germany’s top Jazz and Funk drummers...

CD Review: Daniel Migliosi, Left on Scene

Last month young Luxembourg based trumpeter Daniel Migliosi released his debut album titled “Left on Scene”. So before we get into the review, I think it’s worth...

CD Review: Franziska Loos, Generation Anything

Tony Ozuna recently posed the question in a recent review on this platform “Can a debut album still make or break an artist?”. Well that’s a difficult question...

CD Review: Olivier Chavet, Racines

Born in Aachen, raised in Belgium and now living in the Eifel, one of Germany’s most picturesque regions, drummer Olivier Chavet recently released his debut album as a...

CD Review: Alex Paxton, ilolli-pop

Bowled over by irrepressible trombonist-improvisor Alex Paxton’s debut album Music For Bosch People last year, it was a no-brainer to want to hear his new release ilolli-pop...