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Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop – Rev (2017)

Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop – Rev (2017)

Myriad3 drummer Ernesto Cervini has been a force to be reckoned with on his own since his debut as a leader over a decade ago. He took

Avishai Cohen’s Triveni – Dark Nights (2014)

Avishai Cohen’s Triveni – Dark Nights (2014)

Far from losing its freshness, this power jazz trio led by its virtuosic trumpet player Avishai Cohen has delivered its best set of recordings yet.

Avishai Cohen – Triveni II (2012)

Avishai Cohen – Triveni II (2012)

For Triveni II, Avishai Cohen (the trumpet player, not the bass dude), the stated intention of this record was to recreate the feeling Cohen got from listening to Billie Holiday: “a feeling that’s pure, simple and honest.”

Omer Avital – Suite Of The East (2012)

Rockin’ the Jeff Lynne look especially with aviator sunglasses, Omer Avital might not be ready to lead ELO, but a half dozen years ago he led a stellar band

Daniel Freedman – Bamako By Bus (2012)

This is a drummer’s record but not a record about drum solos. Musically, however, it’s about a lot of other things, like rhumba, West African, reggae, Moroccan, Afro-Cuban, funk-fusion and, finally jazz.

Anzic Records Two-fer: Joel Frahm/Bruce Katz and Joe Martin

Anzic Records Two-fer: Joel Frahm/Bruce Katz and Joe Martin

by S. Victor Aaron Jazz label Anzic Records is only about four years old but has already made a real impact for young, talented New York-based musicians. Co-founded by Israeli-born clarinet/saxophone whiz Anat Cohen (who was profiled in my list of “Young Lionesses” up-and-coming female jazz stars), this record company has been the home for artists like Cohen and herRead More

Avishai Cohen – Flood (2008)

Avishai Cohen – Flood (2008)

by Pico For the second time in a year, we’re here looking at an Avishai Cohen album, but from two different musicians. Because, while both are jazz artists who hail from Israel, the one we examined earlier specializes in acoustic bass. The one we looking at here is a trumpet player. Avishai Cohen—the trumpeter—plays jazz like that bass guy, butRead More

Joel Frahm – We Used To Dance (2007)

by Pico Sometimes a record doesn’t smack you across the head on the first listen but at some point…maybe that 3rd or 4th listen…it hits you: “Damn! This is some well made, well played music!” That’s how it was with me for Joel Frahm’s new release, We Used To Dance. Frahm isn’t a guy who isn’t writing a new chapterRead More

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