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NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Beat Kaestli at Zinc Bar (NYC) on April 23rd

Beat Kaestli at Zinc Bar (NYC) on April 23rd

After returning from a tour in Europe and Brazil, vocalist Beat Kaestli is happy to bring his unique blend of Jazz, R&B, European and Latin styles to Zinc Bar NYC on Monday, April 23rd @ 7:30PM. The show is featuring a stellar band with Ben Stivers - piano, Matt Wigton - bass and Fred Kennedy - ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Danielle Freeman: Dorian

Read "Dorian" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

With the poise of an opera diva and an ability to scat like Ella Fitzgerald, New York-based singer Danielle Freeman possesses a voice that commands attention with beauty and control on her debut, Dorian. Primarily a duet recording by Freeman and acoustic bassist Matt Wigton, the recording is an austere yet scintillating showcase of voice and ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dan Berg & The Gestalt: Manifesto

Read "Manifesto" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

The idea of creation through inclusion seems to be lost on a lot of musicians today. Jazz--like every other area of music--has become highly compartmentalized. A need to place oneself as a direct descendant of a particular artist or style often limits horizon-expanding opportunities and results in stunted creativity. Pianist/composer Dan Berg and his band, The ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dan Berg & The Gestalt: Manifesto

Read "Manifesto" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Manifesto, the debut release from Dan Berg & The Gestalt, may be one of 2010's best recordings. The composer/keyboardist--a Brooklyn native and former student of reed man Marty Ehrlich--has created a smart, versatile and accessible collection that bridges genres and techniques, while remaining at home in the jazz idiom. With touches of Tin Hat Trio, bits ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Sean Jones: The Search Within, Dedicated & Modern Times

Read "Sean Jones: The Search Within, Dedicated & Modern Times" reviewed by Donald Elfman







Sean Jones

The Search Within

Mack Avenue

2009

Ralph Bowen

Dedicated

Posi-Tone

2009

Bobby Selvaggio

Modern Times

Arabesque

2009



Trumpeter Sean Jones is only 30 but here he is with his ...