George W. Carroll

George W. Carroll

Jazz singer Jody Sandhaus plies us viably with vocal talent, charm, & production prowess. She uses her 'covers' powerfully as a forum to lilt her songs forcefully on the pl…
It's refreshing to hear a band do a tribute to a luminary such as Stan Kenton, & not sound like a 'ghost band.' It's all here: great arrangements, superb players, dynamics,…
Latino jazz guitarist Pablo Menendez gives us an alchemist's mixture of all the solid elements that make up strong jazz.......Blues, Afro-Cuban, Latin, et al. His music is …
Jazz vocalist Katie Bull just never lets you down with her insightful CD projects. She & the groups she puts togetherseem supreme in their ability to effect change in our f…
Bebop is the vocabulary of both jazz drummer Ted Warren& his tight group..........And, the definition is clear! Tedoffers us a lot to ponder through his original music. The…
'The power of words & the human voice, to evoke emotionwhich helps us take in our own subjective musical experience.'A current day philosopher: (ME!!....chuckle, chuckle )s…
Just like the masthead states..........Bruce Arnold & Mike Miller................Two fine jazz guitarists re-inventing their great jazz standards with all the components of…
Tied to an era, & performed such........Lush, Haunting, Expressive,Poignant, Moving, Touching, Magical......with all the accoutrements to assure a viable CD project.......S…
This is the 2'nd time I believe that I've reviewed a disc for ' The New Urban Groove' jazz group. Once again, I'm moved by their progressive approach to stressed dissonance…
She's sultry, assertive, compelling.............And, nice looking too!Oregon based Jazz singer Belinda Underwood comes to us multi-honed.......A double threat..........She …