by Mark Sullivan
Alexander Zonjic & Friends Middle C Jazz Charlotte, NC December 21, 2019 Flutist Alexander Zonjic was born in Canada, but has made his home in jny: Detroit for many years. As he was tuning his guitar onstage he chatted with audience members from Windsor (there were several), and from Detroit (lots of those, too, including this writer). He recalled making his first trip to Charlotte in 1985 to play in Jonathan's Jazz Cellar (run by ...read more
by Jeff Winbush
Last year it had the highest murder rate in America. The mayor resigned in disgrace following a sex scandal and went to prison. Its football team won all its games in the preseason and went on to lose every game in the regular season. That's how things went for the city of Detroit last year and boy, could it use a hug.
Along comes Alexander Zonjic with flute in hand and big bouquet of roses for a town that's often ...read more
by Woodrow Wilkins
Alexander Zonjic is a fine flutist who typically surrounds himself with top-notch talent. His latest recording, Seldom Blues , is no exception. It features brothers Kirk and Kevin Whalum, Angela Bofill and Earl Klugh, among others. However, its shortcoming is a formulaic approach to the rhythm tracks. There's nothing wrong with using modern tools to enhance one's musical efforts, but there are times when it can become trite. Seldom Blues unfortunately does just that. With Bob James given ...read more