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Joey DeFrancesco brings out his full arsenal on ‘More Music’.

Hammond wizard Joey DeFrancesco has long been known as a multi-instrumentalist displaying his talent not only on the organ but also on trumpet. On his new album titled ‘More...

Madeleine Peyroux, Careless Love Forever.

When Madeleine Peyroux made her debut on the album “Dreamland” (in 1996), she began it with Patsy Cline’s “Walkin’ After Midnight.” Her voice is much more...

Pianist Orin Evans releases ‘The Magic of Now’.

Last week New York based label Smoke Sessions released The Magic of Now, Orrin Evans’ sixth leader album for the label, and the 20th of the 46-year-old pianist-composer’s...

Craft Recordings announce special vinyl edition of A Charlie Brown Christmas.

It may seem a little preemptive to be speaking about Christmas releases in the middle of the summer however in the recording business if you don’t have your Christmas...

Scott Reeves unearths a buried treasure on thrilling new release.

Multi-instrumentalist, bandleader and composer Scott Reeves expected to have some time on his hands upon his retirement from teaching, following an illustrious career on the...

Adrian Oropeza, Desafio.

In the recent past Mexico has produced a series of interesting jazz talents with some of them are obtaining well deserved recognition in their home country and also...

CD Review: Emil de Waal, Vente

Danish drummer Emil de Waal, whose name fooled me into assuming he would be Belgian, released his sixth album as leader of this formation, Vente, on July 2. He is joined by...

CD Review: Terje Gewelt, House On A Hill – Norway’s Hidden Gem.

On “House On A Hill“, bassist Terje Gewelt’s 12th album as a leader, he has finally come up with his masterpiece. Recorded after having spent most of 2020 at home, there...

Here lies The Real Tuesday Weld – Leaving the scene with Blood on their hands 1999 – 2021

For two decades, the shadow of The Real Tuesday Weld has stalked London – and the world. The band, led by Gainsbourgian troubadour Stephen Coates, has released six albums to...

CD Review: Rudiger Bauldaf, Strawberry Fields

‘Strawberry Fields’ is the latest release from German trumpeter Rudiger Bauldaf. This recording is the follow up to the 2017 release, also on Mons Records, titled...

CD Review, Nick Kerkhoff, Here and now.

Perhaps one of the better aspects of being a music journalist is discovering new talent. Leading on from this point, recently I received a pre-release link of the debut album from...