CD Reviews

Hans Ulrik & Anders Mogensen | The Meeting, featuring Steve Swallow

This trans-Atlantic project sees one American meeting three Danes playing compositions originating from Denmark, Sweden, America and Brazil. The album features an eclectic mix of...

CD Review: Chip Wickham, Blue to Red

When trying to explain what motivates their music, jazz musicians have often spoken of their concern for the fate of our poor, battered planet. The British saxophonist and...

CD Review: Donatello d’Attoma, Oneness

Life at the time of Coronavirus is a strange cat and Jazz is no different. We have plenty of time, in theory, and probably for the first time in our lives have the opportunity to...

CD Review: Avishai Cohen’s Big Vicious

The melancholic elegance of previous recordings has been put aside for the newest project by Avishai Cohen (trumpeter). Big Vicious is the name of his new project and “Honey...

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....