Reviews

Tony Kofi ‘Portrait of Cannonball’ at the 606 Club: Review

Released in April, award-winning saxophonist Tony Kofi’s ‘Another Kind of Soul’ is a stunning album which explores the music of Cannonball Adderley from the mid-50s Miles...

Pepa Niebla | Renaissance

Vocalist and composer Pepa Niebla released “Renaissance”, her first album of original compositions following her releases Pepa Niebla Project and Pepa Niebla &...

CD Review: Radio Bévort | Blik.

I’ve always been a fan of Scandinavian Jazz and when this recording by Radio Bévort, a group lead by Danish saxophonist and composer Pernille Bévort, landed in my inbox I...

CD Review: Soulcrane feat. Matthew Halpin, “Another Step We Take”

Some time back I received a new album from German trumpeter Matthias Schwengler and his band Soulcrane titled “Another Step We Take”. The Band name at first glance is...

CD Review – Jo Harrop and Jamie McCredie ‘Weathering the Storm’

The sleeve notes on the debut album from this incredible duo, tell us that ‘All of these songs communicate the universal aspects of human emotion in the face of change, whether...

CD Review: Emilia Vancini and Augusto Pirodda | And If You Fall, You Fall

I hate to say this, but often when first picking up an album for review I find I have already formed an opinion before even listening to the recording. The art-work, packaging,...

CD Review: Östergren Strömkvist trio, Liam’s Labyrinth

On the 29th of May, the Östergren Strömkvist Trio released their debut album “Liam’s Labyrinth”. The album contains new original material and although...

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...

Review: Gianmarco Scaglia, Paul Wertico, Dynamics in Meditation

Today marks the release of the new album by the Gianmarco Scaglia/Paul Wertico Quartet titled “Dynamic in meditation” (Challenge Records). The collaboration between the...