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Brenton Plourde

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Women of Jazz is one of the latest in the Putumayo Presents series and it features the tracks by today’s women vocalists. The lead track for Women in Jaz…
A lot of the time, singers will try and imitate the singer whose song they are covering. When it came time for Elaine Lucia to record her version of Nat King Cole’s "Don…
There are two things Seattle vocalist Kelley Johnson knows how to do: provide a home for Nana, the cutest kitten on earth, and sing jazz/blues songs.Returning fro…
Japanese pianist Satoko Fujii and her new quartet ma-do, consisting of trumpeter Natsuki Tamura, Norikatsu Koreyasu on bass and drummer Akira Horikoshi reveal their debu…
While attending the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in 2001, pianist Michael Coleman, bassist Nathaniel Brenner and drummer Rob Schwartz recognized one common goal: explor…
Relocating to Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Chris Cortez not only went a new direction geographically but also musically. His new album titled Awake…
Normally, a ten minute performance can drag on after about the sixth minute - not here. The Aaron Koppel Quartet takes us through eight self-penned performances that tha…
Two pianos - one vision. Tony Pancella and Larry Willis have released a duo album titled Alter Ego and with their flow and beautiful lines, it is hard sometimes t…
There is nothing wrong with a little bit of Tony Bennett. Vocalist Russ Lorenson is proof that a little bit of Bennett can really do a lot.The combination of "Com…
On the back of Johan Berke’s CD titled The Cactus Suite it lists all the players on this album but also says with guests: Jan Eriksson on lap and pedal and Barr…