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An avid audiophile and music collector, Chris Hovan is a Cleveland-based writer / photographer / musician.

The Breathing Earth

Waking Vision
2023-10-29
3

Confluence

Karl-Henrik Ousbäck
2023-06-21
1

Finding The Right Notes

Ron Carter
2023-01-09
35

Le Tre Sorelle

Alla Boara
2022-11-28
11

Time to Mind the Mystics

Dan Bruce's Beta Collective
2022-05-11
7

Four Brothers

Tony Monaco
2022-05-10
6

Kinds of Love

Renee Rosnes
2021-12-11
8

The Magic of Now

Orrin Evans
2021-12-10
8

I Am Not A Virus

Jordan VanHemert
2021-04-17
7

Polaris

Greg Skaff
2021-04-16
20

The Complete 1975 Toronto Recordings

Paul Desmond
2021-01-04
15

Iron Starlet

Connie Han
2020-08-10
12

Eight Track III

Dave Stryker
2019-07-02
9

Worldwide

Walt Weiskopf
2019-06-29
11

Reemergence

Jared Gold
2018-06-28
6

The Groove Hunter

McClenty Hunter
2018-06-27
11

Kurrent

Brian Charette Circuit Bent Organ Trio
2017-10-17
12

Think Ahead

Steve Davis
2017-07-08
10

B3tles: A Soulful Tribute To The Fab Four

Organissimo
2017-05-08
10

Quantum Man

Bobby Selvaggio
2017-04-11
7

Now Hear This!

Ken Fowser
2017-02-07
7

New Affirmation

Mark Russo
2017-02-06
6

Jazz Jukebox

Jordan Young
2016-11-24
11

Cool

Joyce Moreno
2016-11-21
9

Dare to Be

Behn Gillece
2016-08-08
8

New York Connections

Mike Melito
2016-08-07
6

Colors for the Masters

Steve Turre
2016-08-06
8

Let Loose

Peter Bernstein
2016-05-15
13

The Third Decade

One for All
2016-04-16
6

Triangular III

Ralph Peterson
2016-04-15
6

United

Dena DeRose
2016-04-11
9

The Way You Say It

Walt Weiskopf
2016-04-10
8

Soul Tree

Ed Cherry
2016-04-10
13

Dark Blue

Jim Rotondi
2016-03-08
16

Written in the Rocks

Renee Rosnes
2016-03-08
11

Search For Peace

Heads of State
2015-08-31
9

Say When

Steve Davis
2015-08-31
11

Open Road

Walt Weiskopf
2015-08-10
9

Alphabet City

Brian Charette
2015-07-22
12

Brotherlee Love: Celebrating Lee Morgan

Terell Stafford
2015-07-21
11

Collective Portrait

Eddie Henderson
2015-04-22
10

Spiritman

Steve Turre
2015-04-21
13

Overdrive

Walt Weiskopf
2014-07-12
7

The Original Mob

Jimmy Cobb
2014-07-11
10

Return of the Jazz Communicators

Louis Hayes
2014-07-11
12

Harold Mabern: Right On Time

Harold Mabern
2014-03-05
6

Mosaic Select 9: Bob Brookmeyer

Bob Brookmeyer
2011-12-17
402

Day In Night Out

Walt Weiskopf
2008-07-09
434

New Groove

Peter Beets
2008-07-08
493

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Reeds and Deeds: Cookin'

Liner Notes | 2024-02-22
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Joel Weiskopf: New Beginning

Liner Notes | 2024-02-21
7

Tim Warfield: One For Shirley

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3

John Swana: Philly Gumbo Vol.2

Liner Notes | 2024-02-19
2

John Swana: Philly Gumbo

Liner Notes | 2024-02-15
7

One For All: Blueslike

Liner Notes | 2024-02-13
5

One For All: Live at Smoke Vol.1

Liner Notes | 2024-02-13
5

Joe Magnarelli: Hoop Dreams

Liner Notes | 2024-01-08
8

Brian Lynch: Con Clave Vol.2

Liner Notes | 2024-01-04
7

Lage Lund: Idlewild

Liner Notes | 2023-12-29
7

C. Andrew Hovan's Best Albums of 2023

Year in Review | 2023-12-22
14

Bill Charlap Trio at the Treelawn Music Hall

In Pictures | 2023-12-08
12

Blackstone Legacy

The Vinyl Post | 2023-11-09
4

OJC Rides Again: Bill Evans & Mal Waldron

Multiple Reviews | 2023-09-24
17

Lage Lund: Idlewild

Liner Notes | 2023-08-19
2

Jonathan Kreisberg: Night Songs

Liner Notes | 2023-08-13
3

Que Viva La Musica

The Vinyl Post | 2023-07-17
5

Ed Motta: Minha Vida Toda Com Você

Play This! | 2023-07-09
1

44th Annual Tri-C JazzFest

Live Review | 2023-07-06
3

Ryan Kisor: Awakening

Liner Notes | 2023-06-24
2

Ryan Kisor: Power Source

Liner Notes | 2023-06-22
2

David Kikoski: Surf's Up

Liner Notes | 2023-06-17
4

Conrad Herwig: A Voice Through the Door

Liner Notes | 2023-05-05
4

Conrad Herwig: Land of Shadow

Liner Notes | 2023-05-01
4

David Hazeltine: Inversions

Liner Notes | 2023-04-30
4

David Hazeltine: Blues Quarters, Vol.2

Liner Notes | 2023-04-29
1

David Hazeltine: Close to You

Liner Notes | 2023-04-28
2

Conrad Herwig: Obligation

Liner Notes | 2023-04-17
7

Anthony Wonsey: The Thang

Liner Notes | 2023-04-10
6

Wycliffe Gordon: What You Dealin' With?

Liner Notes | 2023-04-02
5

Lou Donaldson: Say It Loud

Liner Notes | 2023-03-23
9

Maria Schneider Orchestra at Hill Auditorium

Live Review | 2023-03-21
5

Steve Davis: Correlations

Liner Notes | 2023-03-21
6

Paul Quinichette: Like Basie

Liner Notes | 2023-03-20
5

Tony Monaco: The Definition of Insanity

Liner Notes | 2023-03-19
5

Jimmy Greene: Gifts and Givers

Liner Notes | 2023-03-12
4

Mike DiRubbo: Human Spirit

Liner Notes | 2023-02-26
6

Steve Davis: Systems Blue

Liner Notes | 2023-02-25
6

Peter Beets: New York Trio Page Two

Liner Notes | 2023-02-22
6

George Colligan: Ultimatum

Liner Notes | 2023-02-21
7

Seamus Blake: Bellwether

Liner Notes | 2023-02-20
6

Grant Stewart: Rise and Shine

Liner Notes | 2023-01-30
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Interview | 2016-08-26
1,425

2018 Hope College Jazz Organ Summit

Live Review | 2018-03-23
30

Detroit Jazz Festival 2018

Live Review | 2018-09-19
15

Other Worlds Other Sounds

The Vinyl Post | 2018-03-09
12

John Coltrane: The Atlantic Years in Mono

The Vinyl Post | 2016-08-04
13

Abdullah Ibrahim at the Michigan Theater

Live Review | 2018-04-25
9

38th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival

Live Review | 2017-09-15
10

Brian Blade Fellowship: Perceptual

Album Review | 2000-04-01
363

Lou Donaldson: The Complete Blue Note Lou Donaldson Sessions 1957-1960

Album Review | 2003-04-02
317

Pat Metheny Group: Speaking of Now

Album Review | 2002-02-01
358

Elvin Jones: The Complete Blue Note Elvin Jones Sessions

Album Review | 2000-07-01
232

Johnny Hodges: The Complete Verve Johnny Hodges Small Group Sessions 1956-1961

Album Review | 2001-01-01
345

Duke Ellington: Duke Ellington:The Reprise Studio Recordings

Album Review | 2000-01-01
396

Lee Morgan/Wayne Shorter: The Complete Vee Jay Lee Morgan-Wayne Shorter Sessions

Album Review | 2001-04-01
479

Anita O'Day: The Complete Anita O'Day Verve/Clef Sessions

Album Review | 1999-11-01
423

Joe Pass: The Complete Pacific Jazz Joe Pass Quartet Sessions

Album Review | 2001-10-01
208

Paul Chambers/Wynton Kelly: The Complete Vee Jay Paul Chambers/Wynton Kelly Sessions 1959-61

Album Review | 2001-06-01
436

Ray Charles: The Atlantic Years in Mono

The Vinyl Post | 2016-11-10
13

Sonny Stitt: The Complete Roost Sonny Stitt Studio Recordings

Album Review | 2002-11-01
287

Way Out West: The Deluxe Edition

The Vinyl Post | 2018-04-04
13

The Atlantic Years

The Vinyl Post | 2018-07-12
8

Kid Ory: The Complete Kid Ory Verve Sessions

Album Review | 2000-02-01
266

Dave Stryker Quartet at Nighttown

Live Review | 2018-10-24
10

Donald Byrd/Pepper Adams: The Complete Blue Note Donald Byrd/Pepper Adams Studio Sessions

Album Review | 2000-05-01
290

Stanley Turrentine: The Blue Note Stanley Turrentine Quintet/Sextet Studio Sessions

Album Review | 2002-08-01
306

Michael Cuscuna of Mosaic Records

Interview | 2010-02-04
964

Gene Krupa and Harry James: The Complete Capitol Recordings Of Gene Krupa & Harry James

Album Review | 2000-03-01
283

Herbie Hancock: The Herbie Hancock Box

Album Review | 2002-10-22
330

Complete Newport 1956 & 1958

The Vinyl Post | 2014-11-11
16

Jazz Crusaders: The Pacific Jazz Quintet Studio Sessions

Album Review | 2005-11-07
612

Kenny Garrett: Happy People

Album Review | 2002-04-21
368

Miles Davis: Complete In Person Friday and Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk

Album Review | 2003-11-16
420

Horace Parlan: The Complete Blue Note Horace Parlan Sessions

Album Review | 2000-08-01
286

Passion, Grace and Fire

The Vinyl Post | 2017-10-15
14

Kurt Rosenwinkel: The Next Step

Album Review | 2001-02-01
346

Gabor Szabo: Jazz Raga

Jazz From The Vinyl Junkyard | 2003-11-10
401

The Rudy Van Gelder Blue Note Editions

Multiple Reviews | 1999-06-01
91

Curtis Amy: Mosaic Select 7: Curtis Amy

Extended Analysis | 2004-07-25
725

Art Farmer/Benny Golson/Jazztet: Art Farmer/Benny Golson/Jazztet: The Complete Argo/Mercury Sessions

Extended Analysis | 2005-05-31
642

John Coltrane: Ballads (Deluxe Edition)

Album Review | 2002-06-25
553

Gerry Mulligan: The Emarcy Sextet Recordings

The Vinyl Post | 2016-06-02
6

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