Reviews

Contrasting Visions: Benjamin Koppel, from Requiem to Celebration

Saxophonist and composer Benjamin Koppel has recently released two contrasting yet equally compelling albums that showcase his remarkable versatility and artistic vision. With...

CD Review: Jack Magnet Science, Future Forecast.

It’s not that often these days, given the amount of music I receive, that album arrives that compels me to hit the repeat button time and time again. Such was the case when...

Live Review: Camille Thurman with the Darrell Green Quartet at Ronnie Scott’s

Camille Thurman with the Darrell Green Quartet debuted at the world-famous Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London on May 11th kicking off the launch of their sold-out European tour....

CD Reciew: Winther, Andersson. Watts, WAW

I’ve always believed that the convergence of diverse influences often yields some remarkable results. ‘WAW!’, the debut Trio recording by the trio of Carl...

CD Review: Nicole McCabe, Mosaic

Seen as one of the most compelling figures on the Los Angeles jazz scene, Nicole McCabe’s latest album, “Mosaic,” stands as a testament to her remarkable growth...

CD Review: Sandro Sáez Trio, No Perspective

Given the prevailing challenges in society, it’s unsurprising that these issues influence the work of many musicians. Recently, an album reflecting this sentiment landed on...

CD Review: Raw Fish, Crudo

Raw Fish, the Amsterdam-based duo comprising Danish guitarist Teis Semey and Italian drummer Giovanni Iacovella, have unleashed their debut mini-album, “Crudo,” and...

CD Review: Fernando Brox, From Within

Malaga-born, Basel-based flutist and composer Fernando Brox has embarked on a deeply personal and introspective musical voyage with his fourth album as a bandleader, “From...

CD Review: Eddie Bruce, The Magic and Music of Tony Bennett.

When the legendary Tony Bennett left us in 2023 at age 96, he was rightly hailed as the last of the great saloon singers – those supremely talented vocal stylists who made...

CD Review: Marta Sanchez, Perpetual Void

Marta Sanchez’s latest album, “Perpetual Void,” marks a significant milestone in her career as a pianist and composer. Following the success of her 2022 release,...

CD Review: Susanne Alt, Jazz In The Space-time Continuum

Neither absolute space nor absolute time exists however, space and time are interconnected rather than independent entities. This continuum mirrors well-executed music; they...