Reviews

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...

Arik Strauss Trio | Closing The Circle

Closing the Circle once again sees pianist Arik Strauss in a piano trio format following up his last album “In Spite Of All” (2016). After moving to Berlin in 2016...

Erminia Yardley discovers a great new Italian jazz trio

The newly formed Italian jazz trio, BAT (stands for the initial of the members’ surnames: Luca Bulgarelli – double bass, Riccardo Arrighini – piano, Lorenzo Tucci...

A Quartet’s formidable time slip! Out on Vinyl

Mancunians twin brothers Steve and Matt Fishwick are half of the Quartet in question with the other half being represented by Alex Garnett on alto sax and Michael Karn on bass....

Chris Potter “Circuits” album review

Edition Records, the UK label with the impressive worldwide catalogue, has added yet another giant to its list: American saxophonist Chris Potter. Potter recently released his...