Susan Frances

Susan Frances

Dutch trumpet player Eric Vloeimans shows himself to be fluent at making melodic compounds that leap off the pages as they go through various stages of metamorphosis, in…
Recorded on August 11 and 12, 2006 at the Smoke Jazz and Supper Club in New York City, Live At Smoke from Challenge Records shows the David Berkman Quartet to be …
Before Wynton, Branford and Jason Marsalis, there was their father pianist Ellis Marsalis who in 1985 recorded a cool jazz album with tenor saxophonist Eddie Harris name…
Saxophonist Stacy Dillard loads his songs with good vibrations, exhibiting playful frolics and animated motifs that put quite a zing in the listener’s steps. Dillard’s l…
Singer-songwriter Marie Daulne (aka Zap Mama) has a regal air that coats her songs in beads of sonic beauty. ReCreation is a synthesis of Afro-beats, Brazilian sh…
Saxophonist J. Dee Bolden is not shy about showing the love on his latest CD Smoove On The Move from Nu Groove Records. Produced by Bolden and Nu Groove’s Preside…
The smooth jazz stylizing of guitarist Jay Soto blanket listeners in sweet atmospherics that create a personalized paradise made just for them. Soto’s latest release …
Smooth R&B/soul has a new recruit. The silky keyboard swells of Jason Peterson DeLaire, whose vocals have the placid feel of Marvin Gaye and the cool funk rouching of Be…
Hammond B3 player John Novello tried something true to his nature on his latest release B3 Soul from the Nu Groove/No Go label. The album is not a typical organ…
You don't need to be in love to listen to Dominic Amato's music, but he'll put you there from the start of his latest record, Fresh From The Groove. Produced by…