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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Kristen Lee Sergeant: Smolder

Read "Smolder" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Sometimes it takes an entire album, or even a few, to appreciate an artist's depth. But in the case of vocalist Kristen Lee Sergeant, you can get there in a song. Her morphing take on '80s new wave outfit Spandau Ballet's “True," revealing a theatrical streak and some pure and pliable pipes, does the job and ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Multi-Instrumentalist Ted Nash Releases 'Somewhere Else - West Side Story Songs' on August 16th!

Multi-Instrumentalist Ted Nash Releases 'Somewhere Else - West Side Story Songs' on August 16th!

Multi-Instrumentalist/Composer/Arranger Ted Nash Somewhere Else- West Side Story Songs with Steve Cardenas & Ben Allison. Two-time Grammy winning composer and saxophonist Ted Nash releases his 15th album as a leader. Somewhere Else- West Side Story Songs on Plastic Sax Records drops on August 16th. In Nash's own words: "There was a moment backstage when I wiped a bead ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ted Nash: Live at Dizzy’s

Read "Live at Dizzy’s" reviewed by Maurizio Zerbo

Primo album live di Ted Nash in venticinque anni di carriera, Live at Dizzy's ne fa rilucere le superbe doti di improvvisatore e multistrumentista. Già vincitore di un Grammy Awards per la direzione orchestrale del CD Portrait in Seven Shades (2011), il cinquantottenne musicista di Los Angeles si impone altresì per una cifra compositiva sapiente e ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ted Nash Big Band: Chakra

Read "Chakra" reviewed by Maurizio Zerbo

In Chakra, oltre alle già note doti strumentali, Ted Nash mette in risalto la sua originalità di compositore ed orchestratore. Le sette composizioni riunite in forma di suite regalano all'ascoltatore una grande cornucopia di suggestioni. Esse costituiscono l'ammaliante traduzione musicale dei sette centri energetici che, secondo le tradizioni indiane inerenti lo yoga e la medicina ayurvedica, ...