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ARTICLE: RADIO

Brad Goode, Brad Turner and More New Releases

Read "Brad Goode, Brad Turner and More New Releases" reviewed by Bob Osborne

This week we feature excellent new albums by Brad Goode, Brad Turner, Gregory Rivkin and Samuel Blais alongside some other new releases and archive picks.

Playlist Brad Goode Quintet “Half Moon" from That's Right (Origin Records) 00:00 Brad Turner “Ups and Downs" from Pacific (Cellar Live) 09:34 Gregory Rivkin “Portrait of Elvin" from ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tom Tallitsch: Wheelhouse

Read "Wheelhouse" reviewed by David A. Orthmann

Tom Tallitsch's Wheelhouse is a recording in which something honest and genuine springs from the soil of a long established, familiar jazz style. Although pinning a hard bop label on the music is fairly accurate, ultimately it amounts to a quick, glib, descriptive fix that may distort or diminish the character of the record. The same ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Dan Monaghan: The Man Behind The Swing

Read "Dan Monaghan: The Man Behind The Swing" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Dan Monaghan is a working drummer who makes an indispensable contribution to the music by being the one who provides the swing and support that allows the other musicians to achieve their diverse objectives. He performs so often in the Philadelphia area that if you go to a jazz show, there's a fair chance he'll be ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tom Tallitsch

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tom Tallitsch

All About Jazz is celebrating Tom Tallitsch's birthday today!

Tom Tallitsch is a Saxophonist, Composer, Recording Artist, Music Educator, and Host of ‘The Modern Jazz Radio Show’. Tom is a NY Saxophonist, composer, recording artist, and music educator. He performs at jazz clubs and other venues throughout NYC and regularly performs at venues up and ...

NEWS: BIRTHDAY

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tom Tallitsch

Jazz Musician of the Day: Tom Tallitsch

All About Jazz is celebrating Tom Tallitsch's birthday today! Tom Tallitsch is a Saxophonist, Composer, Recording Artist, Music Educator, and Host of ‘The Modern Jazz Radio Show’. Tom is a NY Saxophonist, composer, recording artist, and music educator. He performs at jazz clubs and other venues throughout NYC and regularly performs at venues up and down the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tom Tallitsch: All Together Now

Read "All Together Now" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

All Together Now--the sixth overall effort from tenor saxophonist Tom Tallitsch, and his third for the Posi-tone imprint--is a well-balanced musical affair built around a surefooted and wholly capable sextet.

Tallitsch works with a rhythm section and two other horns here, creating smart and uncluttered settings that showcase the musicians without boxing them ...

NEWS: RECORDING

8 New CD Discoveries

8 New CD Discoveries

I've been traveling a bit lately on assignment, which has left me less time to post on my latest CD discoveries. Last night I finally had a chance to go through my stack. Here are eight you'll surely enjoy... Italian vocalist-lyiricist Lara Iacovini brings heart and smarts to Right Together (Abeat), which featuers electric bassist Steve Swallow ...

Four From The Posi-Tone Pile

Read "Four From The Posi-Tone Pile" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Some labels release a few records a year; some put out a record every month or two; and then there are those, like the Los Angeles-based Posi-Tone Records, that prefer to push even more music through the pipeline.

As 2014 came into being, Posi-Tone began an ambitious release schedule, putting out a new ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tom Tallitsch: Heads Or Tales

Read "Heads Or Tales" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Tenor saxophonist Tom Tallitsch makes his Posi-Tone debut with Heads Or Tales, a welcome addition to that label's impressively strong roster of straight-ahead and swinging musicians. Tallitsch has a warm tone, a lyrical and flowing style and an ability to craft solos that add to the narrative of his compositions: qualities that make the tunes--all but ...

Tom Tallitsch: Heads Or Tales

Read "Heads Or Tales" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Jazz musicians are often lauded for how different they are from one another, but all of the most notable musicians who wear the jazz label actually have one thing in common: expertise in telling a story. When theory, technique and stylistic divisiveness are all removed from the equation, musicians are left with the not-so-simple task of ...