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Eliot Lewis

Read "Eliot Lewis" reviewed by Alan Bryson



At an early age Eliot Lewis was determined to make music his life's work, and in the ensuing years he has been living the dream. As you'll hear in the interview, even as an adolescent he had some extraordinary musical encounters which, if submitted as a screenplay, would probably be rejected as unbelievable. After ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Brian Culbertson To Getaway In A Lexus

Brian Culbertson To Getaway In A Lexus

The contemporary jazz hitmaker’s third annual Napa Valley Jazz Getaway bolstered by a presenting sponsorship from the luxury automaker Napa, CA: Brian Culbertson’s pursuit of perfection has nabbed a getaway car. The contemporary jazz star’s Napa Valley Jazz Getaway adds luxury automobile manufacturer Lexus as presenting sponsor for the third annual wine and jazz festival luring thousands ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Norfolk And Norwich Festival 2014

Read "Norfolk And Norwich Festival 2014" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Norfolk And Norwich Festival
Norwich, UK
May 9-25, 2014

From a refurbished high street bank, to a 15th century church, via a Georgian trading hall and a 100-year-old travelling mirror tent, the 2014 Norfolk and Norwich Festival's jazz program covered a range of venues that offered plenty of history, quirkiness and ...

Euforquestra: Fire

Read "Fire" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Although Fire is their fourth studio album, it also marks two milestone “firsts" in the history of jam masters Eufórquestra: The band's first studio album since the live album Let Us In straddled their 2009 relocation from Iowa City, Iowa, to Fort Collins, Colorado; and their first studio album managed by an external producer, keyboardist Kyle ...

Worlds Apart, Whirled Together

Read "Worlds Apart, Whirled Together" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

BossaCucaNova
Our Kind of Bossa
Six Degrees
2014

Our Kind of Bossa celebrates fifteen fun years of BossaCucaNova, one of Brazil's most adventurous contemporary ensembles (and was also timed to coincide with Brazil hosting the 2014 soccer World Cup). These eleven tracks fuse the electro-bossa nova for which the group ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Culbertson Tunes Up The Pinot

Culbertson Tunes Up The Pinot

Contemporary jazz hitmaker releases his own wine that he blended in partnership with Reata Wines and Jamieson Ranch Vineyards. Los Angeles, Calif. (27 February 2014): Chart-topping musician, producer, songwriter, wine and jazz festival founder and artistic director Brian Culbertson can add vintner to his burgeoning resume. The recording artist behind 26 No. 1 hits and the star-studded ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Wine And Jazz Fans Can Getaway For The Day

Wine And Jazz Fans Can Getaway For The Day

Single-day tickets for June’s Napa Valley Jazz Getaway are now on sale. Los Angeles, CA: Single-day tickets went on sale today for the star-studded concerts taking place June 12-15, 2014 as part of the third annual Napa Valley Jazz Getaway, a wine and jazz festival set in scenic California Wine Country. Available at TicketFly, tickets are priced ...

NEWS: RECORDING

"Another Long Night" Of Success

"Another Long Night" Of Success

Brian Culbertson’s first crowd-funded album surpasses fundraising goal weeks ahead of schedule. Los Angeles, CA: Fervent interest from Brian Culbertson’s international legion of fans powered the contemporary jazz star past his fundraising goal two weeks ahead of the close of the Indiegogo campaign launched to help bring his passion project to fruition: re-recording his entire debut album, ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Growing Jazz Getaway Offers A Divine Taste Of Napa

Growing Jazz Getaway Offers A Divine Taste Of Napa

Brian Culbertson assembles an array of jazz & funk stars for the 2014 Napa Valley Jazz Getaway. Los Angeles, Calif. (7 October 2013): While in the midst of the vineyards last June to shoot a promotional clip for the third annual Napa Valley Jazz Getaway, the flourishing jazz and wine festival’s Founder and Artistic Director Brian Culbertson ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Rich O'Brien: Hot Potato

Read "Hot Potato" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Bassist Rich O'Brien is part of the Bristol music scene-a vibrant and creative group of musicians based in and around this west of England city. O'Brien can be found at the soulful and funky end of the musical spectrum, with his debut album, Hot Potato, mixing jazz, R&B, funk and soul into an enjoyable if undemanding ...