Results for "Spice Rack Records"
by Jim Worsley
An endorsement from Ron Carter is worthy of attention. Two upright bassists playing duets for sure gets your attention, if only for such a rarity. Then there are the twelve songs that grasp your attention. Bassists Rodney Jordan and Christian Fabian join forces for Conversations that have much to say and are spoken eloquently with vocabularies ...
by Dan McClenaghan
Pianist Pamela Hines 2013 CD offering, 3.2.1 (Spice Rack Records), was an immersion in the standards, with a big nod to the iconic Bill Evans. It was, perhaps, a bit of a writing respite for Hines, who is a supremely talented tune-smith. She's back, song-writing talents intact, energized even, on this all originals set, Thrive!.
by Dan McClenaghan
Pianist Pamela Hines has been busy on the jazz scene for fifteen years, producing many excellent CDs featuring her quartets and quintets, as well as pairings with several top-notch vocalists. A first-rate composer of engaging and memorable tunes who put out one of the coolest Christmas albums, New Christmas (Spice Rack, 2008), she should be better ...
by Glenn Astarita
Twenty-five year old Italian bassist Roberto Badoglio conveys strikingly impressive chops on this jazz-fusion based studio date, featuring venerable keyboardist Steve Hunt. In a loose sense, the bassist merges classic fusion with a modern uplift. Consequently, Badoglio has studied with present day bass heavyweights, Matthew Garrison and Dominique Di Piazza and attended Boston's prestigious Berklee College ...
By Pamela Hines
Label: Spice Rack Records
Track listing: Reflections In D/Across The Universe; Celia; This Heart Of Mine; Love For Sale; Where Are You?; Freight Train; Bonaire; Etarnal Flame; I'm In The Mood For Love; Release; What Is This Thing Called Love; I'm Glad There Is You; Icarus.