Michael Laprarie

Michael Laprarie

Accomplished Canadian bassist Daniel Lessard offers listeners his latest project in the form of "Barocco", fashioned as a set of improvisational pieces connec…
Boston-based saxophonist Ed Harlow is a graduate of the University of North Texas and a veteran of a post-collegiate music world of ghost big bands (Glenn Miller and…
"The Way" is pianist Bob Boguslaw's first recording for Summit Records. Boguslaw's group performs regularly at New York City's Kennedy Center and is fairly we…
Original Jazz Classics (a division of Fantasy Jazz) has released the first of two new sets of samplers featuring the label’s mighty catalog of historic jazz recordin…
Fantasy/Original Jazz Classics has added yet another treasure to their already burgeoning catalog with the release of a second volume of music from Dave Brubeck’s le…
"Impromptu" is the second solo release by French guitarist Angelo Debarre. Debarre is a full-blood member of the manouche (gipsy) community of France, and has…
San Francisco area guitarist Dave Bernstein (no relation to New York guitarist Peter Bernstein) has released an impressive debut effort in "C the Blues". The …
A tight band turning out a mighty funkified (or "fonkified", to use local parlance) set of tunes would be a good way to describe New Orleans’ pianist, singer, and multi-ins…
Arbors Records has finally released a live recording made in March 1994 at the first annual "March of Jazz" festival in St. Petersburg, Florida. "The All Stars at…
In the true spirit of erudite elitism, I could open this review by stating that I knew what I would say about Dave McKenna and this CD well before I had listened to …