CD Reviews

Esteban Alvarez | ‘Tico Groove’

World-class Steinway pianist Esteban Alvarez has written music for a variety of ensembles, orchestras, and chamber groups in his time– from the Latin Jazz Ensemble, the Caribe...

Wanderlust by Mike Adcock | CD Review

Mike Adcock is an experienced musician, a player of the accordion and piano. Though a lot of his work has included improvised material he is not exclusively improvisational. He...

CD Review of Duncan Lamont’s – As if by Magic

Duncan Lamont has contributed hugely to the world of music. He has worked with Gil Evans, Henry Mancini, Norma Winstone, Tina May, Cleo Laine and many more. On this CD, he has...

CD Review | Arctic Blues Release November 25 – 2016

The Finnish iconic, 70 year old jazz saxophonist and composer Eero Koivistoinen has been on the Jazz scene for the last 50 years. Recently Eero once again teamed up and took the...

Angus Bayley CD Review and Q&A.

“Scrapbook”, a 9-track album released in autumn this year on the Spark label, is the work of Angus Bayley, composer and musician as well as scientist!  All of the tracks but...

Alex Jønsson | release Nov 25

There is something deeply satisfying about witnessing an audience’s immersive expression when totally engaged with the music in a small space, if done well. I can’t think of a...

Amit Friedman, – Long Way To Go

Saxophonist, Amit Friedman is one of Israel’s top jazz musicians. Amit’s first album “Sunrise” on Origin Records records in 2012 put him on the map as an artist to...

CD Review | Soweto Kinch | Nonagram

Soweto Kinch is acknowledged as a versatile and diversely capable musician. He received two MOBO awards in 2003 and 2007 for Best Jazz Act and two UMA awards (Urban Music Awards)....

CD Review – Sara Dowling “From Shadows into Light”

9 tracks & 37.39 minutes of pure delight. (Sara Dowling – vocals; Rob Barron – piano; Jeremy Brown – bass; Matt Home – drums) Apart from singing beautifully on the...

Nils Petter Molvaer—a true jazz explorer from the North

The term “future jazz” went out of fashion over a decade ago, but the evolution of progressive jazz and improvisation and experimentation with electronic technology has...

CD Review | Ben Webster meets Piet Noordijk – Johnny Come Lately

The famous tenor saxophonist Ben Webster died on September 20, 1973 in Amsterdam. The American lived the latter part of his life in Netherlands and Denmark. There is now a live cd...