CD Reviews

Joshua Espinoza, Journey into night | CD Review.

Baltimore based pianist Joshua Espinoza recently released his debut recording titled “Journey into night”. The album features a unique take on a rather eclectic range...

Franck Amsallem, Gotham Goodbye | CD Review

On the 20th of September French pianist Franck Amsallem’s will release new album “Gotham Goodbye” on the Jazz & People label. In 1981 Franck traveled to the...

The Best Summer 2019 releases as selected by Erminia Yardley

This Summer has been an interesting one, not just for the beautiful weather, albeit at times too hot for us in London (but, hey, I am not complaining), but also for the fact that...

Ezra Weiss, We Limit Not the Truth of God | CD Review

I’ve received many CD’s recently that have some form of social commentary as part of their concept but none so “In your face” as the new album from...

Jan Harbeck Quartet – ‘The Sound The Rhythm’ – CD Review

Danish Music Award winner Jan Harbeck leads his own quartet as they share their fifth album under Stunt Records, The Sound The Rhythm. The Jan Harbeck Quartet has released notable...

Enrico Pieranunzi Trio, New Visions | CD Review

August 16 will see the release on Storyville Records of the latest album from Enrico Pieranunzi. As can be expected, the album sees Pieranunzi in a trio setting however not with...

NIBIRU by Okan Ersan – release August 15, 2019

This upcoming Jazz Fusion album from Cypriot guitarist and composer Okan Ersan is 42 minutes of an uncharted perspective of the Universe.  Asking the question “why are we...

Kim Cypher | Love Kim x | CD Review

Following the success of her debut album, Make Believe, Kim Cypher has released her second, Love Kim x. Featuring notable guest performers such as Pee Wee Ellis, it includes a...

Wendy Kirkland, The Music’s on Me | CD Review

The Music’s on Me is the latest album from Pianist/Vocalist Wendy Kirkland and follows her successful début Piano Divas album released in early 2017. The album contains a...

The Ed Palermo Big Band, A Lousy Day in Harlem | CD Review

A Lousy Day in Harlem showcases the expertise of Ed Palermo as both an arranger and composer through the release of his latest masterpiece with the Ed Palermo Big Band. The title...

Songs of The Firebird by the Barrett Martin Group: CD Review

Barrett Martin’s new album ‘Songs of the Firebird’ sends us on a spiritual journey around the world through twenty wonderful instrumental tracks, each with its own distinct...