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Florencia Ruiz – Luz de la Noche (2011)

Occasionally I’ll come across a record that sounds very pleasing to me and then realize that the music falls outside my usual areas of interest. Like, for instance, this new one by Florencia Ruiz that I’ve been listening to a lot in the last few days.

One Track Mind: Alex Hargreaves, "April Joy" (2010)

One Track Mind: Alex Hargreaves, "April Joy" (2010)

Photo by Maria Camillo by S. Victor Aaron Sometimes it takes a fantastic cover of a song to make you realize how good the original has always been. This One Track Mind is about one of those times. When I think of the eponymous Pat Metheny Group album from way back in 1978, the first songs that come to mindRead More

Mike Marshall, Alex Hargreaves, Paul Kowert – Mike Marshall's Big Trio (2009)

Mike Marshall, Alex Hargreaves, Paul Kowert – Mike Marshall's Big Trio (2009)

by Pico As an acclaimed maestro on a variety of stringed instruments (violin, mandolin, guitar) Mike Marshall can call upon just about anyone in the field of progressive bluegrass to accompany him on an album. For his fresh-out-of-the-oven album Mike Marshall’s Big Trio, he sticks with acoustic guitar and enlists the help of young men who by appearances seemed betterRead More

Quickies: Eliane Elias, Mark O'Connor, John Stetch, Eva Scow & Dusty Brough

Quickies: Eliane Elias, Mark O'Connor, John Stetch, Eva Scow & Dusty Brough

It’s been three whole months since our last “Quickies” and in the meantime, the new releases have been piling up on my desk. They’ll be more Quickies soon after this one to catch up, but for now, we present four, new jazz-oriented offerings from last month and all by very capable individuals. Each of these records has at least aRead More

Quickies: Todd Rundgren, Ben Folds, Jovino Santos Neto/Weber Iago

Quickies: Todd Rundgren, Ben Folds, Jovino Santos Neto/Weber Iago

There’s so many records just coming out that I’d love to cover but there’s only time for three at the moment; next week promises more. Two of these three are what we like to call “baby boomer bliss,” in that even though they’re new, they conjure up the spirit of rock from the time when the later boomers were inRead More

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