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Jacqui Naylor: Treasures of the Heart

Read "Treasures of the Heart" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello


Jacqui Naylor's Treasure of the Heart sends up fourteen highly unique jewels, with ten of those being original compositions from Naylor and spouse Art Khu and four classics, all offering a wide range of grooves from funk, jazz, and rock. Throughout the date, Naylor exhibits a healthy versatility with her vocal instrument and delivers a lyric interpretation that at times startles. Rodgers and Hart's well-recorded jazz standard, “I Didn't Know What Time It Was," launches things and ...

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Richard Howell: Moon Over Tiburon

Read "Moon Over Tiburon" reviewed by Jack Bowers


After easing past the words of praise for San Francisco Bay-area based saxophonist / educator Richard Howell's “spiritual connection" and the description of his work as “bridge music," uniting and merging the experiences of listeners, it sounds much like probative contemporary small-group jazz. Besides playing saxophone (and singing, on the soulful anthem “We Are All Connected"), Howell composed (and presumably arranged) every number on Moon Over Tiburon, a cerebral exercise that is heavy on group interplay and strong, close-knit rhythm, ...


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