Chuck Vecoli

Chuck Vecoli

Jamie Ousley is an accomplished bassist, and while I am familiar with many of the headliners he has been a sideman for, I am not familiar with his music. But then again,…
When I load a jazz vocal CD to listen to, I am looking for a CD that alters my mood; something to put me in a better state of mind, to soothe my soul. I look forward to …
TAEKO's latest CD, Voice, is a tasteful collection of songs from some very different sources that she treats with the same skillful exectution. Taeko Fukao, a n…
PROJECT TRIO the third CD by the chamber ensemble from Brooklyn, NY is a glorious celebration of the music of our time. I say this in part because it is young m…
The CD is titled "Dissonance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder", but I have to tell you that you must have a place in your heart for that kind of dissonance. That pla…
Joe Chambers is the quintessential drummer, for many reasons. To begin with, his discography is a who's who of jazz. His own compositions are no less worthy of praise. …
"I'll See You In C.U.B.A." is the latest release from Pablo Menendez and Mezcla. It features a large cast of musicians and some very special guests. The one thing I can …
Empirical, adjective, derived from or relating to experiment and observation rather than theory. In the case of the ensemble called Empirical, a band out of the UK, the def…
Nilson Matta's Brazilian Voyage: Copacabana is just that, a voyage across the beautiful landscape that is Brazilian jazz music. Your tour guide is uniqu…
"Curiosity" is everything you would want from a band featuring nine horn players, remarkably skilled soloists and great compositions!"Curiosity" is the continued …
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