CD Reviews

Ben Monder | HYDRA

An attempt to write about NYC-based guitarist/composer Ben Monder’s 2013 release HYDRA is bound to fail. I would actually rather dance, paint or sing about the man’s latest...

Arik Strauss Trio | “Mostly Ballads” Review

Something resonated with me when I listened to this album. I recalled a TV interview that the legendary drummer Buddy Rich gave to Larry King back in the 1980’s. The...

Ezra Weiss & The Rob Scheps Band | Our Path To This Moment

This album sees the Rob Scheps Big Band tackle the works of composer Ezra Weiss, with Weiss himself providing piano on some of the tracks. It creates an old school big band sound...

Teus Nobel, Liquid Music Quintet | Flow

Teus Nobel (*1982) started playing the trumpet when he was nine. Now aged thirty one he has already won several awards in the Netherlands and is a member of the Dutch Royal Air...

Alex Wilson | Trio

Alex Wilson spent much of last year touring the world as musical director and featured pianist for guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela and far from being drained by their frenetic...

Matt Bianco | Hideaway

British band Matt Bianco release their latest album ‘Hideaway’ on March 8th 2013. Despite many misconceptions throughout the years, Matt Bianco is the name of the band...

Rocío Guitard | JazzDance

Guitard’s latest album ‘Jazz Dance’ is a culinary explosion of vocal delights arranged and performed by someone who has not only studied music theory, but has...