Craig W. Hurst

Craig W. Hurst

Immediately from the first notes of the aggressive sounding throaty tenor saxophone heard on the Latin inspired first cut "Get a Rope" of David Freeman’s CD David Freema…
The Rick Parker Collective is a group of musicians drawn together by the attraction of the New York City jazz scene to young, up and coming players. This group’s new CD rel…
Art Standards by Art Pepper and the Hollywood All Stars is a sampler CD drawing from a recently released multi-CD box set produced by Galaxy Records entitled Art …
The liner notes Bill Evans wrote for his 1963 recording Conversations With Myself, perhaps imply that a solo piano effort can be a very private musical communicatio…
With his newest CD My America, Jamaican born Monty Alexander provides a musical collage representing the United States of America. The recording is a veritable smorg…
With his debut CD February’s Promise Mark Flugge brings to the jazz listener a superb collection of original compositions performed at high level of musical artistry…
Just as 19th century German composers melded the poetry of Schiller, Heine and Goethe to their newly composed music to create Romantic art song, so too has Sheila Landis an…
Like slowly flowing, molten lava, the music on the CD On Kloud 9 by the duo Kloud 9 has a smooth, undulating ebb and flow of sensuous, sophisticated, sound. On Kl…
Although the list of great jazz valve trombonists is not a particularly long one, a name that may be added along with Juan Tizol, Bob Brookmeyer, Rob McConnell, and Rich Ma…
Within the first few seconds of the CD Evolution, the listener should be abundantly aware that they are going to be in for a musical feast of delectable proportions.…