CD Reviews

CD Review: Nuphar Fey, Serenity Island.

Last week Israeli pianist Nuphar Fey released her new album titled “Serenity Island” on Belgium based Hypnote Records. Known for her crystal-like touch, use of...

CD Review: Aaron Diehl’s “The Vagabond”

3 things need to be said straight away: Mack Avenue, piano, poetry. With these words, I hope I can give the readers a little insight into the world of “The Vagabond”: Aaron...

Jason Miles, Black Magic, CD Review

Today saw the release of the latest album titled “Black Magic” from Keyboardist and producer Jason Miles. Often described as a chameleon, largely due to his...

CD Review – Wild Card | Beast from the East

A fixture on the London jazz scene for the last 12 years, Wild Card is essentially an organ trio, led by exiled Parisian guitarist Clément Régert. Hammond B3 player Andrew Noble...

Live at A-Trane Berlin – In the Land of Irene Kral and Alan Broadbent

The refreshing, easy-going and authentic vocals and song commentary of Erik Leuthäuser from the stage of the well-known Jazz club in Berlin  – A-Trane.  Is the platform...

Doug Webb following in the footsteps of Sonny Rollins

It’s one of the biggest challenges for a saxophonist playing with only a drummer and bassist rather than the inclusion of a piano. Doug Webb achieves that challenge! With...

Jermaine Holmes ‘Stronger than my Fears’ album review

As I mentioned in one of my recent tweets, my first write-up for 2020 is going to be about the Grammy-award winning vocalist, New Jersey-born,  Jermaine Holmes debut album....

CD Review: The Beast in the Blueprint

‘It’s not about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating, they have to be about change’ Miles Davis Led by the formidable talent that is Jemma...

CD Review – Gerald Cleaver: Live at Firehouse 12

Gerald Cleaver is definitely one of the most versatile and eclectic drummers on the modern jazz scene. His respect for dynamics and melody makes him very expressive and perfectly...

CD Review – Tricycle plays with subdued virtuosity

A tricycle has, as the name says, three wheels. The band Tricycle has three members, the leader and accordionist Tuur Florizoone, Philippe Laloy (sax and bass flute) and Vincent...

Sonia Pinto, Why try to change me now | CD Review

I recently received the new album from Portuguese vocalist Sonia Pinto and what a surprise it is. I receive many CD’s for review however rarely does one grab your...