Michael Laprarie

Michael Laprarie

As most readers of this site will know, Kenny Werner is one of the most accomplished modern pianists in jazz today, and aside from an extensive career as a noted sid…
There is certainly no shortage of talent or inspiration on Bruce Barth's latest offering for MaxJazz, "Live At The Village Vanguard." Barth's piano trio featu…
This excellent compilation draws primarily on material recorded for Prestige Records and its subsidiary label Bluesville during the 1950's and 1960's. Also represented here…
Arbors Records presents yet another fine CD in the traditional jazz idiom. The Palm Beach Society Orchestra is the house band for the Grand Floridian Hotel at Walt D…
"Autumn in New York" is the latest effort by NYC pianist Pete Malinverni and his superb trio consisting of Dennis Irwin on bass and drummer Leroy Williams. It…
Tenor saxophonist Chris Potter's latest effort, "Traveling Mercies", takes the listener on a journey through a complex contemporary musical world that fuses s…
Saxophonist Jason Goldman has just released his debut album, "The Definitive Standard." Goldman is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music and the Thelonio…
Italian-born guitarist Enrico Rosa has been a part of the European music scene for over thirty years, playing on dozens of albums as both a sideman and leader. He ha…
"Slowpoke" is guitarist Ken Rose's debut album. Born and based in Boston, Rose studied with guitar great Randy Roos. After attending the Joint Services School…
"All This And Heaven Too" marks the debut of New York vibist Chuck Redd as a leader for the Arbors Records label. This CD features Redd in an intimate trio se…