Make a difference: Support jazz online

Support All About Jazz Your friends at All About Jazz are looking for readers to help back our website upgrade project. Of critical importance, this project will result in a vastly improved reader experience across all devices and will make future All About Jazz projects much easier to implement. Click here to learn more about this project including donation rewards.

Articles | Featured | Future

CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Renee Yoxon: Impossible: Live at Musideum

Read "Impossible: Live at Musideum" reviewed by

Where her previous recording, Here We Go Again (Self Produced, 2014) was a voice-piano recital of inventive original compositions, Canadian singer Renee Yoxon returns with an equally inventive collection of “standards," though these are not one's typical standards in any sense. Yoxon again opts for a voice-piano format, this time picking the talent of Chad Linsley for her recording. Like Here We Go Again, Yoxon offers a sophisticated ambiance to her performance that is classy and artful, ...

CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Renee Yoxon and Mark Ferguson: Here We Go Again

Read "Here We Go Again" reviewed by

Here We Go Again is Canadian singer/songwriter Renee Yoxon's follow-up to 2010's Let's Call It A Day (Self Produced). She teams with pianist/trombonist Mark Ferguson for a dozen original compositions that are refreshingly familiar, meaning they all have a traditional form and mainstream sensibility that softens the blow to even the most stalwart traditionalist deaf to any material composed after 1960. But new material, this is. From afar, this is a collection of slow- and medium-tempo ballads ...