Reviews

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...

Jean Toussaint Sextet Gig review by Erminia Yardley

Last month saw me propping up the bar at  Ronnie Scott’s the Best gig of the month! Jean Toussaint and his Sextet played to a sold-out crowd which welcomed the band with...

Viktorija Pilatovic “The Only Light” 2019 CD Review

Lithuanian jazz vocalist, composer.Recording artist for Inner Circle Music with two releases “Stories” 2017 and “Nica’s Blues” 2013 featuring...

Fiona Ross, Fierce and Non-Compliant | CD Review

Fierce and Non-Compliant is the new album from UK based vocalist Fiona Ross. They say a picture paints a thousand words and this albums cover is no exception. Pictured is a very...

Plume – Escaping the Dark Side – CD Review by Peter Jones

Who is the mysterious Plume? He has no first name, no second name; he is merely Plume. All we know for sure is that he was at Berklee College of Music about 20 years ago, and that...

Adi Becker, “Babbelou” – CD Review

German Trombonist Adi Becker recently released his debut album as a band leader titled “Babbelou”. The Album was recorded with the Grand Central Orchestra Cologne,...

Paul Jost, Simple Life – CD Review.

It’s not a common occurrence that I receive an album that provokes an initial reaction of WOW! Recently this happened when a copy of Paul Jost’s latest album...

Dave Storey Trio | Bosco

Bosco is the Debut release from British drummer Dave Story. Joining Dave on this album are his longtime stage-mates, James Allsopp (saxophone) and Conor Chaplin (double bass). The...

Gregor Lisser, On Eleven | CD Review

Earlier this month Swiss Drummer and Percussionist Gregor Lisser released his debut album “On Eleven”. The album features a double quartet combining a string quartet...

Claudia Campagnol – Debut Album – I’M STRONG

Editors note: I receive many submissions and something has to catch my attention, such as the Black Envelope that contained Claudia’s debut album. Black? well, I opened it...