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Jesse Simpson

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Article: Album Review

Jeong Lim Yang: Déjà Vu

Read "Déjà Vu" reviewed by Troy Dostert


On her excellent debut record, Déjà Vu, bassist Jeong Lim Yang proves that there's more than one way to make a first impression on a listener. Rather than taking the obvious route with up-tempo workouts or deviously complex compositions, Yang is content to carve out plenty of open space for her music to breathe. Her graceful ...

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Article: Album Review

Tobias Meinhart: Natural Perception

Read "Natural Perception" reviewed by Edward Blanco


Presenting his debut recording on the Munich-based ENJA Records, Natural Perception is Bavarian-born and Brooklyn, New York-based saxophonist Tobias Meinhart's fourth album as leader delivering a rich palette of swinging modern jazz deserving serious attention. On tap are six Meinhart originals as well as fresh new arrangements of Harry Warren's classic “You're My Everything," and Bill ...

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Yoosun Nam: Light Of the City

Read "Light Of the City" reviewed by Ian Patterson


It's a love story in essence: South Korean classical piano and vocal protégé with multiple competition wins, hears jazz in high school; picks up saxophone at nineteen and swaps university computer studies for music; then, as straight and true as Cupid's arrow, heads for Berklee College of Music; New York and a Master's degree in jazz ...

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Yoosun Nam: Light Of the City

Read "Light Of the City" reviewed by Edward Blanco


Based in New York City, South Korean saxophonist Yoosun Nam leads a very able quintet in recording her very first album as leader on the modern and contemporary-styled Light of the City. A classically-trained musician who began studying music at a young age, Nam played the piano at first and while she enjoyed many styles of ...

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Yoosun Nam: Light Of the City

Read "Light Of the City" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian


Seoul native and New York based saxophonist Yoosun Nam's debut Light Of the City, true to its name, is a luminous album that showcases Nam's strong sense of lyricism and her exquisite agility on the her instrument. An incandescent feel imbues all eight Nam penned originals and although none of the tunes are particularly memorable there ...

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Lauren Henderson

Label: Brontosaurus Records
Released: 2011

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Label: Brontosaurus Records
Released: 2011
Duration: 3:43

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News: Recording

Lauren Henderson - Debut Album

Lauren Henderson - Debut Album

New York based jazz vocalist releases her self-titled debut album, Lauren Henderson. The highly anticipated recording includes eleven beautiful jazz and Latin jazz standards in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Swedish. An eclectic mix, the vocalist demonstrates vocal versatility, while capturing the listener with her colorful tones and phrasings. The album features Sullivan Fortner (piano), Ben Leifer ...


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