Reviews

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...

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...

Toots Thielemans lives on at Jazz Middelheim

The legacy of Toots Thielemans continues to live on Jazz Middelheim. The famous Belgian musician died in 2016, at 94 years of age. For many years he was the godfather of the...

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...

Diana Krall & Joan Baez impress at Gent Jazz Festival 2019

Gent Jazz Festival has produced some memorable concerts this year. Two women played a leading role in the Belgian city: Diana Krall and Joan Baez. The first is a pure jazz artist....

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...