Leroy Downs

Leroy Downs

29.01.2011

Danilo Perez

Published in Jazz Artist Interviews

JAZZREVIEW: What’s happening, man?

DANILO PEREZ: Beautiful, man! I’m here with my daughter. You know, we just had another baby on Saturday another girl, Carlina Esmiralda Perez. I’m really happy and I’m excited about living life and everything.

JAZZREVIEW: Congratulations on another new Danilo creation, my friend. Is that Carlina?

DANILO PEREZ: That’s Daniella--15 months, man.

JAZZREVIEW: You pres …

29.01.2011

Ron Blake

Published in Jazz Artist Interviews
By way of sandy beaches, tropical breezes and a place where one takes time to listen, learn, love and appreciate the sound of music. Ron Blake is a jazz musician who plays in many different genres. He is a tenor of choice amongst many types of music. His new disc "Sonic Tonic" proves that jazz can, but does not always have to be "art music" to intellectualize and ponder upon the quality, tonality and complexity of solos. It can also simply just feel real good! Good feelings and good vibrations a …
Jazz musicians are some of the coolest cats on the planet. Creative, down to earth, and soulful are just a few short descriptions for these individuals who take life and transform it into beautiful, intense and crazy expressions. Their language is based on reality and keeping it real is what straight ahead music is all about. Straight ahead, forward thinking and towards the future is where the creative ideas lie.

"Flow," Terence Blanchard’s brand new album, soon to be released this June, expr …