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The latest effort from Swedish blues diva Louise Hoffsten, from Linkoping to Memphis, shows quite a bit of artistic growth on her part. Whereas the singer mostly stu…
Dwight Trible is one of the most soulful and unique vocalists in the Los Angeles jazz scene. Still relatively young, Trible has made his mark as a member of the bands of su…
The Small Hours seems a fitting title for this new release from vocalist Andrea Wolper. Her vocals are sultry and the musical accompaniment suggestively sparse. The …
Maceo Parker's School's In! is a very likable disc with quite a bit going for it. The album has a conceptual base, but one that is pleasantly light and whimsica…
Vibraphonist Mark Sherman's One Step Closer is a fine collection of straight-ahead jazz. With a background split between jazz and orchestral music, Sherman plays his…
2005 marks the 20th year anniversary of the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra; taken from a May, 2004 concert at the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild in Pittsburgh, the release o…
Jamie Oldaker's Mad Dogs & Okies is a very enjoyable CD for fans of the kind of laid-back, rootsy records the drummer made with Eric Clapton in the 1970s and 80s as …
Delbert McClinton has long been one of the most consistent and original singer/songwriters working in and around the blues. Cost of Living, his first release in over…
Singer Chris McNulty's latest disc Dance Delicioso is indeed the tasty treat the title promises. The recipe is simple: start with equal parts originals and standards…
Much of contemporary avant garde jazz seems to accentuate the avant garde aspect of the proposition at the expense of the jazz part. Sound on Survival, however, exempts the…