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Saxophonist Bob Reynolds conveys musical maturity beyond his years during the preponderance of this irrefutably, compelling studio set. With a clear-sighted game-plan in…
This demo is a collection of fairly innovative pieces (four to be exact) wherein Frank Abarca experiments with composing songs exclusively with drums. Interesting, to sa…
Hallelujah/well I just woke up from a dream/so far away... On Ways Not to Lose, the debut album by The Wood Brothers, one can't help but find their spirit uplifted…
When Concord Records released its tribute to acoustic guitar legend John Fahey, it came up with some of the most outstanding jazz talents around to record with. This is …
Guitarist Eric Swinderman has been playing in the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Area for the last 25 years. Known primarily for his work with singer Brenda Boykin, Swinderma…
Rare, it is, a CD of jazz is so superior it literally takes your breath away. In a nutshell, Mosaic Orchestra, Vol. 1 by Giovanni Maier is great. From the opening…
Al Garcia has long been at the front in mixing various intricate jazz styles for guitar performance. His original compositions reflect his innate ability to create unusu…
Kenny G has earned Grammy, American Music, Soul Train, World Music & NAACP Image Awards as well as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has done it all and The Essentia…
Leaving his post as tenor saxophonist with the Charlie Hunter trio, song writer John Ellis steps out with his distinctive voice following his hit, One Foot In the Swamp<…
What aI was able to listen and review a CD by Jerry Vivino, long time sax player, and a staple on the Conan O'Brien show with the Max Weinberg 7. What a tr…