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Jane Getter Premonition: ON Tour

Read "ON Tour" reviewed by John Kelman

With the release of ON (Madfish/Snapper, 2015)--the debut album with her newly minted Premonition band--guitarist Jane Getter completed her move from the funk/fusion guitar workouts of her first two albums (1997's Jane and 2005's See Jane Run) towards a more progressive leaning which began with Three (Alternity, 2012). It's a move that the New York-based Getter ...


Cheryl Hodge: Chasing the Muse

Read "Cheryl Hodge: Chasing the Muse" reviewed by Kathy Sanborn

Award-winning jazz and blues artist Cheryl Hodge shares how she manages to thrive in the dark and light of today's music business. With a 2016 release (Living Off the Grid) and a persistent attitude, Hodge continues to navigate the sometimes choppy waters of a music career on her own terms. Just nominated for another Hollywood Music ...


Steve Smith: Drummer For All Seasons

Read "Steve Smith: Drummer For All Seasons" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke

Drummer Steve Smith has traced the history of jazz drumming--pretty much most of American music drumming--in his storied career that has seen him drive big bands, small jazz combos, and fiery fusion groups, including tenures with Jean Luc Ponty and the rock band Journey.

Though sometimes--as in the case of jazz-rock fusion--he was thrown ...


Rob Hart Trio Releases "3000 Realms Of 10 Worlds" - Special Guests: Kai Eckhardt / Stu Hamm / Fareed Haque

Rob Hart Trio Releases "3000 Realms Of 10 Worlds" - Special Guests: Kai Eckhardt / Stu Hamm / Fareed Haque

“The concept of 3000 REALMS OF 10 WORLDS (July 1 release, self-released) is to divulge many musical styles from different ethnicities and countries around the globe, to explore beyond musical boundaries. The basic core recording sessions started with the trio lineup and then built layers upon these basic trio sessions. I have added overdub layers, from ...


GHS: The Best of GHS

Read "The Best of GHS" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

GHS is almost like listening to The Police without a human voice. The letters are the initials guitarist Frank Gambale, bassist Stu Hamm, and drummer Steve Smith.

GHS is the anti-smooth ensemble from Tone Center Records. Their intent was to represent music fans who wanted more improvisation and more interaction among the players. Gambale ...