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Alex Baboian: Curiosity

Read "Curiosity" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Guitarist Alex Baboian's debut Curiosity is an intimate, contemplative and supremely lyrical work that draws from his various influences to create a cohesive whole. Admixed with seven Baboian originals are a classic Beatles song, a 1950s pop standard and a modern electronic tune; here stripped down to its melodic core. All ten are delivered with the ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Matadors: Matadorials

Read "Matadorials" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

The acoustic jazz Matadors came together while its three members--multi-woodwind player Michael Sachs from Los Angeles, bassist Aaron Darrell from Virginia and drummer Jun Young Song from Seoul (Korea)--were simultaneously pursuing undergraduate studies through Berklee College of Music scholarships. Their progressive jazz debut marks the first release on Berklee's independent record label birnCORE, was recorded live ...

Different Shapes & Sounds: Solo, Trio, Small & Large Ensembles

Read "Different Shapes & Sounds: Solo, Trio, Small & Large Ensembles" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra
Pulsion
Ubiquity
2014

A musician friend whose opinion I greatly respect shared with me that he enjoys listening to Pulsion, the fourth release by the Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra (ALVO), in two layers: The frothy jazz-influenced horn, brass and string arrangements on top and, like a ...

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New Voices, New Sounds - A New Venue For Jazz In NYC

New Voices, New Sounds  - A New Venue For Jazz In NYC

Following a successful season of First Sunday Jazz Salon at the RIVAA Gallery, the Roosevelt Island Visual Art's Association is pleased to announce NEW VOICES, NEW SOUNDS @ RIVAA NEW VOICES, NEW SOUNDS is an innovative and artistically curated music series that showcases fresh talent that is destined to make their mark on the New York jazz ...