Reviews

CD Review: Kenney Polson, Colors Of Brazil.

West Coast jazz saxophonist Kenney Polson continues to spread the gospel of smooth jazz whilst collaborating with a wide range of musicians across the globe. His latest release is...

CD Review: Patrick Naylor, Winter Dream.

British guitarist Patrick Naylor will release his new album titled “Winter Dream” on March the first. Having had access to a pre-release copy I was inspired to put my...

CD Review: Ludovico Carmenati, In The Afternoon.

“In the afternoon” is a re-release of the ambitious project by Gianludovico Carmenati on RaRa Records. The album has been re-released in 2021 in a new remastered version...

CD Review: Susanna Aleksandra, The Siren

OK, so it’s time to come out of the closet and tell the world that I like creative vocal jazz. I’m also quite partial to Scandinavian music so when this album hit my...

CD Review: Dimitri Howald’s Ilja, Spiritual Cycle

Swiss based guitarist Dimitri Howald released his latest album with his Ilja project titled “Spiritual Cycle” late in 2020. Most people would not believe the volume of...

CD Review: Mike Scott, Collecting Things.

Collecting Things is the latest release from California based guitarist Mike Scott and forms his third release as a leader and follows Fallen Peach (2011) and Good Place To Be...

CD Review: Fay Claassen, Close to You.

To Dutch and German Jazz aficionados Fay Claassen needs no introduction. Born in Nijmegen Fay is without doubt one of the Netherlands best know jazz vocalists and recipient of...

CD Review: Ignasi Terraza and Randy Greer, Around The Christmas Tree.

I first saw the wonderful pianist Ignasi Terraza performing with magnificent trumpeter Andrea Motis at the Duc des Lombards in Paris a couple of years ago and I have been...

CD Review: Przemysław Strączek: Fig Tree

“Fig free” is the sixth album by the Polish guitarist Przemyslaw Straczek who has already notched up a remarkable touring history crossing the continents of Europe, Asia and...

CD Review: Clare Cope ‘Small World’

Composer and pianist Clare Cope has released a stunning debut album entitled ‘Small World’. Inspired by her love of travelling and human experiences and connections, Clare...

CD Review: Barrett Martin, Scattered Diamonds.

It is always exciting to me when a new Barrett Martin album comes across my desk. Released in August, ‘Scattered Diamonds’ is incredibly, his 9th studio album and does not...