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An award winning flutist of admirable depth and broad musical sympathies whose recordings and live performances over the years have set new and higher standards in contemporary jazz and classical music, Lori Bell paid heartfelt tribute to her family and birthplace on her critically acclaimed 2016 album Brooklyn Dreaming. A longtime resident and innovative cultural presence in San Diego, Lori paid special homage to her parents whose musical passions and talents gave rise to her own. Her father was a big band lead trumpet player in NYC for over 30 years and her mother played the accordion with a great ear for both jazz and classical music
by Jerry D'Souza
On his fifth album as a leader, John Stein eschews original compositions for standards, except for one tune ("Eleanor's Folly"). Picking up some great tunes could be a good idea in itself. But there is ambivalence in his approach. Stein can go out and inject a measure of intensity, or he can keep the cool in ...
by Jim Santella
Guitarist John Stein’s fifth release as a leader carries him through favorite standards such as “Poinciana,” “Darn That Dream,” “Django,” “Polka Dots and Moonbeams” and “Bluesette.” With bassist John Lockwood and drummer Yoron Israel, the long time Berklee College of Music faculty member achieves a superb sense of unity. Hand in hand, the threesome waltzes gently ...
By Dave MacKay
Label: Webster's Last Word
Track listing: Joyful; Medley: Caravan/Take the "A" Train; When you Wish upon a Star; Sweet and Lovely; Playing in the Snow; It's Just Talk; The Wizard of Oz Medley; When Lights Are Low; God Bless the Child; Medley: In a Sentimental Mood/I Let a Song Go out of My Heart; When You're Near.
by Dave Nathan
When one thinks of jazz trios, it's usually piano, drums and bass, or guitar in lieu of bass. Here there's the unusual combination of piano, guitar and flute. One result is the sharp contrasts created, with the flute at the high end, the guitar at the bottom and Dave Mackay's piano the bridge between the two. ...