Craig W. Hurst

Craig W. Hurst

The Nearness of You is the debut recording of South Florida based singer Nicole Henry. Henry’s voice exudes a positive, upbeat attitude with a light, bright and some…
Whatever it is that makes a listener fall in love with Brazilian music--the insouciance and elegance of an unobtrusive, yet driving beat, the romance that drips like honey …
Although the term avant-garde refers to the leading edge of any endeavor, the techniques of making music in ways that are outside of the mainstream is nothing new in the wo…
Poetry of Love, the newest release by Kansas City based singer Angela Hagenbach is a collection of ten songs with a range of emotion that will delight the ear of the…
Helen Abbey’s CD Simply Me provides the listener with the sounds of a gifted singer who is able to deliver a variety of songs with a delightfully sensuous, soft…
On their most recent CD time sign, Susanna Lindeborg’s Mwendo Dawa provides a mix of avant garde music making and the electronic sounds drawn from jazz fusion. The S…
There have been a number of jazz musicians who have recorded with the backing of a string ensemble. Charlie Parker, Chet Baker, and Stan Getz to name a few, sought a lush o…
When first encountering the music on New York City based guitarist Jeff Barone’s new CD Crazy Talk the first impression that comes to mind is that he possesses more …
Dan Cray, an Evanston Illinois based, Bill Evans inspired pianist and his trio take a romp through eight standards and three original compositions on the CD No One. …
There is a lot to like on the CD Live produced by the Lancaster, Pennsylvania based jazz quartet, Jazz Speak. First of all, it is a live recording. A live recording …