Karl Stober

Karl Stober

"And the young shall set the course for the next stage of excellence in art" such a quote has been proven time and time again but never so frequent as on the music front…
"Touches of brilliance with bits of confusion" best describes the 2007 self-release of one Darby Dizard called "Down for You." Talent comes from all directions and diver…
Brazilian jazz has its own flair for the dramatic romantic for with every note, the sound captures a heated response. The passion of the Brazilian flair is an internatio…
The genre of World Music has grown in leaps and bounds with some of the most intriguing work produced to date. From the Latin sound to the African beat, the abundance of…
"Take a look at my skin.... .it’s brown!" and from those first words of the first spin I knew this artist was someone who jazz would embrace. Charmaine Clamor will catch…
How to build cool is not so much a science but an art! The foundation is the concept, what makes it happen is the artists, what makes it all work is the inner "feel." In…
Maria Guida debuts this 2007 jazz season with the Larknote Records release of Soul Eyes, a very unique effort parceled up with cool. Two things should come to t…
It never fails that when blues are executed with precision, a burst of pure cool hits the air with vengeance. Albert King must be just jamming along with the sounds of t…
Such a rare elation occurs when one opens a jewel case with unanticipated imagination and raw ability pleasantly enclosed. Jane Stuart allows us that encounter with her …
Lauren Hooker’s newest entry into the world of jazz is far from mediocre. Powerful in vocals, a positioned flow of acute arrangements, and a vast array of fine selection…