In Situ album review @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Album Review » Alexa Torres: In Situ By Mike Jurkovic June 18, 2024 Sign in to view read count With balletic verve, Latin violinist ” data-original-title title>Alexa Torres goes about her debut disc, the hugely confident, ear and eye opening In Situ, with an inquisitive gusto and aplomb that belies […]

Precipice album review @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Album Review » Ill Considered: Precipice By Chris May June 13, 2024 Sign in to view read count The British pianist ” data-original-title title>John Tilbury believes that some free-improv musicians play for too long without pausing for literal or metaphorical breath and, to make matters worse, do not listen hard […]

Creole Orchestra Featuring René Marie album review @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Album Review » Etienne Charles: Creole Orchestra Featuring René Marie By Chris May June 12, 2024 Sign in to view read count Trinidad-born Etienne Charles has been fortunate in his associates during his development as a jazz musician. One of the first friends he made on arrival in the U.S.A. […]

Inside Out album review @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Album Review » Richard Fairhurst: Inside Out By Neil Duggan June 10, 2024 Sign in to view read count Richard Fairhurst was 19 when he released the first of three albums as the leader of The Hungry Ants. Approaching his 50th birthday in 2024, he has gone on to become […]

Rips and Tears album review @ All About Jazz

” data-original-title title>George Ricci plays both clarinet and saxophone, although here his playing is restricted to clarinet, albeit of various persuasions. Sometimes Ricci does “klezmer meets Country and Western”; but elsewhere, he has a distinctly boppish feel, especially on “All the Things You Are.” The fact that the same recording has a cover of “House […]

Celebrating Sarah Vaughan album review @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Album Review » Zara McFarlane: Sweet Whispers: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan By Chris May June 7, 2024 Sign in to view read count Zara McFarlane’s fifth album—a recording that actually fits the vogueish description “project”—represents a marked change of focus for the singer, from London to New York City and points […]

The Messthetics And James Brandon Lewis album review @ All About Jazz

Home » Jazz Articles » Album Review » The Messthetics: The Messthetics And James Brandon Lewis By Chris May June 6, 2024 Sign in to view read count ” data-original-title title>James Brandon Lewis and the instrumental trio The Messthetics. One notable precedent is the partnership of Ethiopian tenor saxophonist Getatchew Mekurya saxophone, tenor ” data-original-title […]