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The Alchemist, Scott Reeves Quintet

Scott Reeves Quintet

The Alchemist, Scott Reeves Quintet Multi-instrumentalist, bandleader and composer Scott Reeves expected to have some time on his hands upon his retirement from teaching, following an illustrious career on the faculties of …

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Sonia, Adaya Godlevsky and Haggai Fershtman

Adaya Godlevsky and Haggai Fershtman

Sonia, Adaya Godlevsky and Haggai Fershtman Sonia is an album of improvised music for harp, electronics, voice, drums and percussion by Israeli musicians Haggai Fershtman (drums, percussion) and Adaya Godlevsky …

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Afrika Love, Alchemy Sound Project

Alchemy Sound Project

The album features a track by each composer/bandleader in the collective –pianist Sumi Tonooka, woodwind players Salim Washington and Erica Lindsay, trumpeter Samantha Boshnack, and bassist David Arend. Alchemy is defined as “a seemingly magical process …

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Transmigration, Makram Aboul Hosn

Makram Aboul Hosn

Transmigration, Makram Aboul Hosn About the album and the track “Modjadji”: This track and the album are available for download on BandCamp: makramusic.bandcamp.com/album/transmigration When I read about the South African droughts …

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Another Land, Dave Holland

Dave Holland

Another Land, Dave Holland Another Land is the new album from the all-star trio featuring Dave Holland, Kevin Eubanks and Obed Calvaire and a power-packed set of originals. This is …

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‘Til We Meet Again, Nora Jones

Nora Jones

‘Til We Meet Again, Nora Jones Nearly two decades into her storied career, 9-time GRAMMY-winning singer, songwriter, and pianist Norah Jones will release her first full live album ‘Til We …

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Breathe, Dr. Lonnie Smith

Dr. Lonnie Smith

The legendary Hammond B-3 organist Dr. Lonnie Smith has recorded over thirty albums as a leader, but his favorite setting to document his creativity is live. “It’s so hard to …

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Rogue, Tom Botting Quintet

Tom Botting

Released February 5, 2021 Tom Botting | Bass/Compositions Jake Baxendale | Saxophone Callum Allardice | Guitar Daniel Hayles | Piano Hikurangi Schaverien-Kaa | Drums Recorded by Chris Buckland and Alistair …

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Earth Voices, Amanda Tosoff

Amanda Tosoff

Merging the deep, powerful messages of poetry with adventurous modern jazz, Toronto-based pianist/composer Amanda Tosoff leads a hybrid ensemble with strings and seven rotating vocalists on Earth Voices, the follow-up …

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Da Fé, Dan Blake

Dan Blake

Pondering the existential crises that face humanity today – global climate catastrophe, poverty, hunger – can be overwhelming, especially when compounded with the more mundane trials we face every day. …

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Metamorphism, Russ Lossing

Russ Lossing

Musicians Russ Lossing – piano Loren Stillman – alto and soprano saxophone John Hébert – bass Michael Sarin – drums Lossing’s latest recording, Metamorphism, is an extension of his continually …

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Classic Christmas, Lauren Henderson

Lauren Henderson

Henderson’s eclectic vocal influences brings a new perspective to the Classic Christmas songs. With her Afro-Latin influences, she produces a distinct yet versatile sound. Lauren’s diverse musical background is rooted …

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Ascension, Sanja Markovic

Sanja Markovic

Ascension, Sanja Markovic “With Ascension, vocalist/saxophonist Sanja Markovic has crafted a detailed and artistic collection of compositions which forge new directions in contemporary musical design. Her vision, realized through music, …

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ARTEMIS, Artemis

Artemis

ARTEMIS, Artemis The band’s debut album is a superb nine-song set that features material composed and/or arranged by each of the band’s six instrumentalists. ARTEMIS unfurls with a dynamic flow, …

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Omega, Immanuel Wilkins

Immanuel Wilkins

Omega, Immanuel Wilkins After making a striking appearance on Joel Ross’ KingMaker, alto saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins delivers an expansive opus about the Black experience in America on his own debut …

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Bounce

Michael Wolff

Acclaimed jazz pianist Michael Wolff has confirmed a February 7th, 2020 release date for his joyful new album, ‘Bounce’. Exuberant, beautiful and able to convey a range of emotions, ‘Bounce’ …

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A Message for Mobley

Bob Reynolds

“Classic and modern at the same time.” This is not a Hank Mobley tribute. Don’t take that the wrong way – I’m a big admirer of Hank’s work, but the …