Jessica Rae Cortez

Jessica Rae Cortez

"We weren't a club or promoters, we were blues fanatics." Clifford Antone remarks about his legendary blues club of the same name in the documentary Antone's House of Bl…
World Beat is Charles Williams and Tom Teasley's second record to date. The Soul Dances reverberates each muscle to move and act, to embrace a natural happiness within o…
Jay McShann's Hootie Blues contains mostly fast playing piano -- more 'Hootie Jazz' than anything. "Yes Sir That's My baby" is instrumental but McShann makes available to t…
Wadji Cherif's Jasmine lacks any thrill of past heritages. He opens a new terrain, one that is mostly new jazz compared to his first Arabic-tinted album. Instead of stickin…
For J.G is the Kenichi Tsunoda Big Band. Its name humbly sits in the corridors from those in the past, "for Jazz Giants" and gives a blasting ode to Dizzy Gillespi…