Craig W. Hurst

Craig W. Hurst

Old Thoughts for a New Day is the most recent release by the San Francisco Bay Area based Ben Adams quintet. The recording consists of nine original tunes penned …
Il Bello Del Jazz, the newest release by Italian pianist Roberto Magris is a swinging collection of eleven tunes (three penned or co-written by leader Magris) an…
The recording Check In fronted by Italian pianist and composer Roberto Magris is a magnificent collection of original compositions "book ended" with standards by…
Take one burnished Lou Rawls/Joe Williams-inspired baritone voice, an incredibly swinging big band that includes drummer Butch Miles and other members of the current Cou…
Taste the new CD by U.K. based Australian Karen Lane could be more appropriately entitled Tasteful. Tasteful in the Brazilian Bossa Nova inspired music on the r…
Mark Quint is a singer/songwriter that brings to mind other vocalists in the jazz realm such as Mark Murphy, Kurt Elling, Bob Dorough, Mose Allison, Dave Frishberg, and esp…
On the newest CD recording by Swedish pianist Mathias Landaeus, Fringe People, one may find sounds that would transport a listener back to the late 1960’s/early 1970…
Lee Konitz is a living legend of jazz. He was one of the few alto saxophonists who found enough stylistic distinction to survive the wake of Charlie "Bird" Parker’s tidal w…
Glauco Sagebin is a Brazilian pianist whose new CD When Baden Meets Trane, reveals his experience in gaining familiarity with jazz musicians from both the United Sta…
New York based actress and singer Sally Stark pays homage to jazz singer Maxine Sullivan on her newest release, Sally Stark Sings Maxine Sullivan. Sullivan whose car…
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