CD Reviews

Phil Markowitz – Zach Brock Quartet | Perpetuity.

Dot Time Records | D9031 While pianist Phil Markowitz is well known to the European jazz scene his partner in this new venture, Zach Brock, is new to me. With a little research it...

Millennium Jazz Orchestra | Safety Zone

By JACK BOWERS | Courtesy of All About Jazz Millennium Jazz Orchestra: Safety Zone With the release of its eighth album, Safety Zone, the Millennium Jazz Orchestra from the...

Paul Jost | Breaking Through

Paul Jost | Breaking Through Dot Time Records In the course of my work as a journalist I receive many CD’s for review, some good, some not so good and some exceptional. Paul...

Yvonne Walter | Bitter Sweet

Ann Burton, in the Netherlands known as the antipode of Rita Reys, has been for years one of the leading jazz vocalists in Europe. Where Rita Reys with great panache and...

CD Review | Eric Ineke, Cruisin’

After decades as a sideman drummer Eric Ineke started his own group in 2006: The Eric Ineke JazzXpress.  With the JazzXpress, Eric is joined by four top Dutch musicians....

CD Review | Oaktree “Well”

The main instrument on ‘Well’, the new cd by OakTree, is the voice. The trio consisting of vocalist Sarah Klenes, cellist Michael Osborne and accordionist Thibault Dill added...

Tommaso Starace: Italian Short Stories (2014)

By: BRUCE LINDSAY, | Source : All About Jazz  Some musicians appear to conjure their tunes from thin air, others work with raw material furnished by the great composers, still...

Daniel Ögren: Brev Till Kristinehamn

By  EYAL HAREUVENI  | courtesy of ALL ABOUT JAZZ  Swedish guitarist Daniel Ögren continues to offer sonic tributes to the landscapes of Sweden. In his past...

Andres Thor: Nordic Quartet (2014)

By JAKOB BAEKGAARD | courtesy of ALL ABOUT JAZZ  Even though it is a small country, Iceland has produced many interesting jazz musicians. Among them, pianists Sunna Gunnlaugs and...

CD review | Brussels Vocal Project: The Art of Love

Three women and three men, two Altos, soprano, tenor, baritone and bass. That is the Brussels Vocal Project. The cd The Art of Love is dedicated to the late composer of the piece,...

Christina Dahl | Life’s Carousel

By CHRIS MOSEY  | courtesy of ALL ABOUT JAZZ Christina Dahl: Life’s Carousel Christina Dahl, wife of Carsten Dahl, Denmark’s No. 1 jazz pianist, is that rare...