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CD Review: Clare Foster, Kumbhaka

Vocalist, lyricist, composer and educator Clare Foster released her new album Kumbhaka in December, but I must say as the blue skies are arriving and summer is on its way, it is...

Tom Ollendorff, A Song For You

In May 2021, the Barcelona-based jazz label Fresh Sounds Records will release A Song For You, the debut album from UK guitarist Tom Ollendorff. Since being awarded the Yamaha...

CD Review: Pinheiro, Ineke, Cavalli Trio | ‘Turn Out The Stars – The Music of Bill Evans’

The trio of guitarist Ricardo Pinheiro, drummer Eric Ineke and bassist Massimo Cavalli have released a new CD titled ‘Turn Out The Stars – The Music of Bill...

Tomáš Sýkora, Songs For Orchestra

Songs For Orchestra is a new album and the most extensive music project to date by jazz pianist and composer Tomáš Sýkora. The album features a live recording of a concert...

Zhivko Vasilev, Places

“Places” is the latest album from one of the most successful kaval players in Bulgaria, Zhivko Vasilev. Consisting of 11 original compositions, all penned by Vasilev, the...

“Hope” over Gloom – Tomáš Liška & Invisible World

In these times of a sometimes hopeless horizon for musicians due to the more-or-less cultural shutdown for live performances in clubs and concert halls, a revival of prescient...

Bassist, Nick Kerkhoff to release debut Album.

Today sees the release of Dutch bassist Nick Kerkhoff’s first digital single from his up-coming debut album titled ‘Here and Now’. The full album will be...

Pianist Yoonmi Choi releases ‘7 Days’

Pianist and composer Yoonmi Choi is no stranger to the stage, and certainly not to pioneering her unique creative voice. Having performed at at over 300 venues in Europe, playing...

CD Review: Jim Mullen & Tom Remon, Duality

If my memory serves me, well it was around 2005 that I was having lunch with Joe Diorio in a restaurant in Pasadena, California. I went to visit him for his Birthday and later...

CD Review, Mareille Merck (Larus) – Fadenschlag

During my own musical journey as a jazz guitarist I once had the luck to meet my absolute hero Wayne Shorter. The meeting happened back stage just prior to his last concert at...

CD Review: Pierrick Pédron, “Fifty/Fifty New York Sessions”

To mark his 50th birthday, French alto saxophone player, Pierrick Pédron entered the studio to record not one, but two albums. The first album titled “Fifty/Fifty New York...