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ARTICLE: RADIO

Notable Songs by 21st Century Women

Read "Notable Songs by 21st Century Women" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

In this episode of A Broad Spectrum we feature some gorgeous new releases and we give birthday shout outs to Louis Armstrong, Jeri Southern, Hank Jones, Kevin Mahogany, Josh Nelson, Tony Bennett, Connie Converse, Kat Edmonson, KJ Denhart, Terri Lyne Carrington, Aaron Weinstein, and Baby Jane Dexter among others, focusing on some notable songs written by ...

NEWS: EVENT

Vocalist Sachal Vasandani To Perform Upcoming Shows In New York And Boston Featuring Music From His Upcoming Album "Shadow Train"

Vocalist Sachal Vasandani To Perform Upcoming Shows In New York And Boston Featuring Music From His Upcoming Album "Shadow Train"

On May 29 and May 30, 2018, Sachal Vasandani will return to New York’s Jazz Standard for a series of shows in support of his latest release on GSI records entitled Shadow Train; he will perform at the Regatta Bar in Cambridge, MA on June 8th for one show. Vasandani’s new album is a showcase of phenomenal musicianship and ...

L'ultimo hipster. La vita e la musica di Mark Murphy

Read "L'ultimo hipster. La vita e la musica di Mark Murphy" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Non trovate accenni a Mark Murphy nelle più recenti storie del jazz, neanche il nome. Una lacuna che appare inspiegabile (a differenza di Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormè e Tony Bennett) che si giustifica solo col ritardo a collocare il cantante di Syracuse in una prospettiva storica.

Eppure già prima della sua scomparsa -il ...

Camila Meza: Traces

Read "Traces" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

All'età di 30 anni, dopo sette di permanenza a New York, la cilena Camila Meza firma il suo primo disco di rilievo, supportata da un'etichetta di primo piano e un gruppo di prim'ordine.
Nata a Santiago del Cile, Camila è giunta a New York nel 2009 per studiare alla New School (tra i suoi ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Steve Kuhn Trio at Dazzle

Read "Steve Kuhn Trio at Dazzle" reviewed by Geoff Anderson

Steve Kuhn Trio
Dazzle
Denver, CO
April 4, 2016

Against the backdrop of a bombastic presidential election campaign with calls for nuclear proliferation and carpet bombing it's refreshing to hear nuance. The Steve Kuhn Trio understands nuance. And more. But it's the nuance that makes listening to this trio so satisfying. ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Camila Meza Appearing At Rockwood Music Hall - April 23 - With Shai Maestro, Kendrick Scott & Rick Rosato!

Camila Meza Appearing At Rockwood Music Hall - April 23 - With Shai Maestro, Kendrick Scott & Rick Rosato!

SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016
Vocalist/Guitarist/Composer Camila Meza
Continues Her Celebration of Traces
LIVE AT ROCKWOOD MUSIC HALL (STAGE 3) at 11:15pm Camila Meza, Shai Maestro, Rick Rosato & Kendrick Scott Traces is available on iTunes, Sunnyside Records, Amazon CAMILA MEZA continues the celebration of her brilliant, critically-acclaimed new album, Traces, with an ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Camila Meza: Traces

Read "Traces" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Try to process and pin down the meaning of Camila Meza's mien in any number of pictures included in this package and you may come up empty. But it's not for lack of expression there. It's for the exact opposite reason. Meza projects countless thoughts and moods--both complementary and contradictory in nature--within a single image, and ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Vocalist / Guitarist / Composer Camila Meza Takes Flight With New Album, "Traces," On Sunnyside Records

Vocalist / Guitarist / Composer Camila Meza Takes Flight With New Album, "Traces," On Sunnyside Records

Available on February 26, 2016 Featuring Camila Meza (guitar & vocals), Sachal Vasandani (vocals on “Away"), Shai Maestro (piano, Rhodes, wurlitzer, mellotron, pump organ, ampli-celeste), Matt Penman (bass), Kendrick Scott (drums), Bashiri Johnson (percussion), Jody Redhage (cello), Matt Pierson (producer). CD Release Celebration February 24, 2016 @ The Jazz Standard
January 15, 2016 at The NYC Winter ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Various Artists: It's Christmas On Mack Avenue

Read "It's Christmas On Mack Avenue" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

The Detroit-based Mack Avenue imprint has built quite an artist roster over the past fifteen years, so why not boast about it and toast the holidays in the process? It's Christmas On Mack Avenue does just that, turning a spotlight on label mainstays, fairly new signings, heavy hitters, and rapidly ascending stars. It also makes it ...

NEWS: RADIO

Sachal Vasandani Guest DJ!

Sachal Vasandani Guest DJ!

The Jazz Groove announced today that one of the most important jazz singers of our time, Sachal Vasandani, will host his own two-hour radio special. Mr. Vasandani will talk about and play music he has chosen including artists such as Ben Wendel, Gerald Clayton, The New York Trio, Ella Fitzgerald, Ahmad Jamal, Freddie Hubbard, his own music and many other artists. Mr. ...