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NEWS: RECORDING

Vocalist Roseanna Vitro Follows Up Her 2011 Grammy-nominated Randy Newman CD With "Clarity: Music Of Clare Fischer," Due Sept. 30

Vocalist Roseanna Vitro Follows Up Her 2011 Grammy-nominated Randy Newman CD With "Clarity: Music Of Clare Fischer," Due Sept. 30

The richly harmonic, deeply melodic music of pianist and composer/arranger Clare Fischer (1928-2012) has proven to be fertile terrain for many jazz and pop artists over the last half-century. Vocalist Roseanna Vitro puts her passionate stamp on nine of Fischer’s compositions (and a favorite of his by Ary Barroso) on her gorgeous new CD Clarity: Music ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Drop Trio: Cezanne

Read "Cezanne" reviewed by Mark Sabbatini

The unplugged thing is old hat. So are trios doing loose funk jams barely anchored by ear-catching hooks. But that doesn't mean their albums aren't a blast when well done.



Cezanne finds the Houston-based Drop Trio doing more of the acoustic thing on its third album, although the fast pace and largely improvisational character ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Drop Trio: Cezanne

Read "Cezanne" reviewed by David A. Cobb

The “funk jazz" moniker can be a tricky one for bands. On one hand, die-hard jazz enthusiasts are loath to listen simply because of the funk elements. On the other, the funkier among us might not enjoy the music because they may regard traditional jazz as a more staid musical genre. Thankfully, Houston's Drop Trio rides ...