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Roxy Coss: Standing Out

Read "Roxy Coss: Standing Out" reviewed by Paul Rauch

All About Jazz: You have recently released a new CD, Chasing the Unicorn (Posi-Tone, 2017), just a year after the release of Restless Idealism (Origin, 2016). Albums are like a snapshot of a timeframe, how has that musical image changed in a year?

Roxy Coss: More back story is it was recorded more than ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Roxy Coss: Roxy Coss

Read "Roxy Coss" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

Nothing can prepare the ear and the heart for the voice of Roxy Coss, if heard for the first time. The raw beauty of her principal instrument, the tenor saxophone, is expressed in moist, hot gushes of breath. The cascades of notes that dapple her soli weave in and out of her exuberant melodies. She has ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Roxy Coss: Roxy Coss

Read "Roxy Coss" reviewed by Edward Blanco

There is no question that women musicians have, and continue to play, a major role in jazz--from composers and band leaders such as Maria Schneider to renowned pianist Marian McPartland,--but few make their mark as saxophonists. Roxy Coss is a New York-based saxophonist who, with her self-titled debut, joins the likes of Anat Cohen, Mary Fettig, ...