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ARTICLE: NITE & DISK

Kate McGarry: Beauty and the Bus

Read "Kate McGarry: Beauty and the Bus" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger

The Bus

I recently drove into the Big Apple to see singer Kate McGarry's band celebrate the release of their Girl Talk CD (Palmetto, 2012) at the Jazz Standard. It was a stressful drive, given the rush-hour timing and need to watch for idiots steering two tons of metal with their knees as they text ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Roz Corral: Telling Tales; Rene Marie: Serene Renegade

Read "Roz Corral: Telling Tales; Rene Marie: Serene Renegade" reviewed by Donald Elfman

Sure there have been more discs from female jazz singers now than at almost any other time, but they've enabled us to find women whom we might not have had the good fortune to find before -women who understand the tradition, choose their material carefully and care about telling a story.

Roz Corral ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Roz Corral: Telling Tales

Read "Telling Tales" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

Originally from the Bay Area but now a longtime New York singer, Roz Corral makes her recording debut on Telling Tales, which does a fine job of showcasing her ability to swing, emote effectively on ballads, and provide a well-mixed set list. She also gets by with a lot of help from her musician friends. Each ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Roz Corral: Telling Tales

Read "Telling Tales" reviewed by Paul Lewis

Post-bop and vocal fans both have a reason to check out Roz Corral's debut album, Telling Tales, an impeccable presentation of a seasoned, confident voice singing well-written, enjoyable tunes with a swingin', modernist combo.



Arranger, singer, and musicians alike rarely give such attention to lyrics. This is the beauty of Telling Tales. The album ...