Paul J. Youngman

Paul J. Youngman

CalArts Jazz 2008 is the 19th annual CD released by Capitol Records for the students of this high end arts school. This is a polished, professional production. Just …
Django Music is a new release by the Norwegian group Hot Club De Norvege. It is their eighteenth release as a group and there is no sign of dust or rust in their per…
Pianist, Christian Jacob has produced a wonderful CD. A mix of interesting songs, featuring excellent musicianship and displaying an exciting, energetic vibe that I attribu…
Yvette Tollar is a Canadian vocalist and she has released a new compact disc entitled ima (pronounced ee-mah), it is an album of varied musical styles. There are wor…
Lily Frost sings the songs of Billie Holiday and she does it with convincing authority, on her eighth album, Lily Swings produced by Rick Kilburn and Jose Miguel Con…
The Keepnews Collection re-issue CD’s are always well produced, they have great liner notes by the man himself, Orrin Keepnews. The sound quality is excellent, the musician…
Joe Davidian is a talented pianist, a composer and a band leader. He has a new outstanding recording and on it he leads his trio, through nine songs. Mostly originals, two …
Steve Ramsdell’s new CD Looking For.... is an easy listening contemporary jazz recording that mixes styles. There are lush moments with pure jazz guitar and moments…
Rich Brown is a talented bassist, a composer and the leader of the band Rinsethealgorithm. The band has released their debut recording Locutions, eleven tracks. Song…
DMBQ Live is a first rate collaborative effort from a group of Canadian award winning musicians. The highlight feature is the spirited interaction and obvious improv…