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Jazzmeia Horn: A Social Call

Read "A Social Call" reviewed by James Nadal

Coming from a gospel oriented family in Dallas, Texas, given a unique name and early tutelage by her piano playing grandmother, Jazzmeia Horn was destined to be a jazz singer. After relocating to New York City to pursue music studies, she went on to conquer the 2013 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Competition, topping that by winning ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Greg Diamond: Avenida Graham

Read "Avenida Graham" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Brooklyn-based jazz guitarist Greg Diamond issues his most culturally diverse musical mosaic on Avenida Graham reflecting a blend of jazz and the Latin sound that has been an influential part of his life. Being half Eastern European Jewish and half Colombian, Diamond long ago learned to appreciate the Latin sounds listening to the music of Hector ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

George DeLancey: George DeLancey

Read "George DeLancey" reviewed by James Nadal

During the golden age of the big bands, composers wrote with the entire ensemble as a singular voice, with the soloist (and solos) connected to the concept of the song as a whole. The leading exponent of this era was Duke Ellington, whose writing was built around that awareness; and his songs have withstood the test ...

NEWS: RECORDING

George DeLancey - Self-Titled Debut CD - With Aaron Diehl, Lawrence Leathers, Stacy Dillard & More!

George DeLancey - Self-Titled Debut CD - With Aaron Diehl, Lawrence Leathers, Stacy Dillard & More!

Rodney Whitaker's Protégé GEORGE DELANCEY
Self-Titled Debut CD NYC Release Gig:
September 28- Smalls Jazz Club CD Features All-Star Band Including: Aaron Diehl, Lawrence Leathers, Stacy Dillard and more! Straight Ahead Hard Swingin'! Bassist/composer/bandleader George DeLancey busted out with his self-titled debut CD July 9, 2016 to critical acclaim and nationwide airplay. He features an all-star lineup of ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Pianist Roy Mor To Tour Israel During March 2016

Pianist Roy Mor To Tour Israel During March 2016

Critically acclaimed New York based pianist/composer Roy Mor will perform a series of concerts in his native Israel during March 2016. He will be leading a trio featuring Ehud Ettun on bass (Fred Hersch, Danilo Perez, George Garzone) and Noam David on drums (Avishai Cohen, Omri Mor) along with special guests announced for each of the ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Charles Ruggiero Releases "As Heard On TV"

Charles Ruggiero Releases "As Heard On TV"

Rondette Jazz announces second solo album from drummer Charles Ruggiero, As Heard On TV. On October 16, As Heard On TV will be available through Rondette Jazz on CD and via digital download on iTunes. Limited edition vinyl will also be available. A CD release party will be held Friday, October 9 at Smalls Jazz Club (NYC), ...

Ben Wolfe: The Whisperer

Read "The Whisperer" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

While swimming in the rather large body of sounds that comprise the jazz mainstream, Ben Wolfe's The Whisperer evinces no obvious stylistic points of reference or influence, possesses unusual depth, and adds up to something larger and more significant than a composite of impressive individual performances. Wolfe's compositions--eleven out of the disc's twelve tracks--comprise the record's ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Ben Wolfe: The Whisperer

Read "The Whisperer" reviewed by Mark Corroto

You can always gauge a bassist-led recording by the players he attracts on the bandstand or in the studio. Proof of this premise is Ben Wolfe's latest, The Whisperer. Just like Charles Mingus had his Jaki Byard, Booker Ervin, and Dannie Richmond, and Dave Holland his Craig Taborn, Kevin Eubanks, and Eric Harland, Wolfe is also ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Ben Wolfe: The Whisperer

Read "The Whisperer" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Ben Wolfe is the man responsible for double bass duties for some of the most popular names in jazz. As well as his six previous albums as leader, in a recording career that extends back to the '80s Wolfe can also be heard on a fist-full of recordings by Harry Connick Jr, Diana Krall and Wynton ...

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Ben Tyree/BT3: Burn it! LIVE

Read "Burn it! LIVE" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Even prior to moving to New York from his native Washington DC in 2002 Ben Tyree was genre-bending in Miscellaneous Flux, fusing hip-hop, jazz and punk vocabulary. His outright debut as leader, re:Vision (Sonic Architectures, 2010) was a hard-grooving take on contemporary jazz-fusion featuring DJ Logic and John Medeski. That template flew out the window on ...


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