Post Tagged with: "Fusion Jazz"

Jeff Oster, featuring Nile Rodgers, Chuck Rainey + Bernard Purdie – next (2015)

Jeff Oster, featuring Nile Rodgers, Chuck Rainey + Bernard Purdie – next (2015)

Here is a review of trumpeter Jeff Oster’s new groove-laden new age release ‘next’, featuring Nile Rodgers, Chuck Rainey and Bernard Purdie.

Gaps and Spaces [Greg Ward + Caleb Willitz] – Synoptic Optiks (2015)

Gaps and Spaces [Greg Ward + Caleb Willitz] – Synoptic Optiks (2015)

Here is a review of the Greg Ward/Caleb Willitz experimental Gaps & Space project ‘Synoptic Optiks.’ Once again, Greg Ward finds another way to defy not only expectations but discourage the very notion of setting expectations on him in the first place.

Vahagn Stepanyan – Moonlight (2015)

Vahagn Stepanyan – Moonlight (2015)

‘Moonlight’ covers a lot ground musically, yet Armenian-born keyboardist Vahagn Stepanyan manages to hit the mark with each song.

Dave Douglas and High Risk + Shigeto, “Molten Sunset” (2015): One Track Mind

Dave Douglas and High Risk + Shigeto, “Molten Sunset” (2015): One Track Mind

A new collaboration with DJ Shigeto represents the lastest musical twist in an intriguing journey filled with them for trumpeter Dave Douglas.

Marc Cary – Rhodes Ahead Vol. 2 (2015)

Marc Cary – Rhodes Ahead Vol. 2 (2015)

Here’s a review of Marc Cary’s next album, the eclectic/electric ‘Rhodes Ahead Vol. 2,’ a multi-ethnic fusion affair that reveals the Fender Rhodes’ possibilities.

Spin Marvel featuring Nils Petter Molvær – Infolding (2015)

Here is a review of ‘Infolding,’ an explosive techno-jazz record by Martin France-led Spin Marvel featuring trumpeter Nils Petter Molvær.

Dewa Budjana – Hasta Karma (2015)

Here’s a review of Indonesian guitar whiz Dewa Budjana’s new MoonJune release ‘Hasta Karma,’ featuring the elite Pat Metheny rhythm section of Antonio Sanchez and Ben Williams.

Marc Cary, “Astral Flight 17″ from Rhodes Ahead Vol. 2 : Exclusive stream

Marc Cary, “Astral Flight 17″ from Rhodes Ahead Vol. 2 : Exclusive stream

Here is an exclusive stream of Marc Cary’s “Astral Flight 17″ from his upcoming, exploratory electric project Rhodes Ahead Vol. 2.

Daniel Rosenboom – Astral Transference and Seven Dreams (2015)

Restless trumpeter, composer, poet, bandleader and record label entrepreneur Daniel Rosenboom sets up a multitude of challenges for this ambitious pair of projects and meets every one of them head-on.

Gov’t Mule + John Scofield – Sco-Mule (2015)

Gov’t Mule + John Scofield – Sco-Mule (2015)

Here is a review of Gov’t Mule’s first encounter with jazz guitar great John Scofield, ‘Sco-Mule.’ This concert souvenir takes jamming to its highest level.