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Monika Ryan: Windmills

Read "Windmills" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Jazz vocalist Monika Ryan has recorded a series of albums as leader since 2000 with the sensuous and audacious Windmills, a tribute to the lyrics of composers Alan and Marilyn Bergman, one of her latest projects. Voicing a repertoire of beautiful love songs and ballads, Ryan caresses the lyrics of each song with a measure of ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Ferit Odman: Dameronia With Strings

Read "Dameronia With Strings" reviewed by Jim Olin

In his latest album Dameronia With Strings, Ferit Odman pays tribute to the great Tadd Dameron. He treats listeners to a smorgasbord of Dameron jazz--a sparkling kind that soothes the soul but pumps the heart. Accompanied by an outstanding group of musicians, namely trumpeter Terell Stafford, composer and guitarist David O'Rourke, pianist Danny Grissett, bassist Peter ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Ferit Odman: To Tadd Dameron With Love

Ferit Odman: To Tadd Dameron With Love

Jazz drummer Ferit Odman’s third album Dameronia With Strings is released all analog [AAA] by Equinox Music & Entertainment on 180 Gram Limited Vinyl LP & CD. The remarkably sensitive played session by Ferit Odman, Terell Stafford, Peter Washington and Danny Grissett both as a band and ace soloists lets us dream up high above the sky ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Guinness Cork Jazz Camp 2013

Read "The Guinness Cork Jazz Camp 2013" reviewed by Melody McLaren

While much of the interest in Guinness Cork Jazz Festival --celebrating its 35th year in 2013--inevitably focuses on concert headliners, one of the hidden gems of the annual weekend programme is the Cork Jazz Camp, a collaborative effort between Fáilte IrelandCIT Cork School of Music and the Global Music Foundation which has been developing since 2009. ...