Post Tagged with: "Jazz"

Ben Wolfe – The Whisperer (2015)

Ben Wolfe – The Whisperer (2015)

Ben Wolfe’s Posi-Tone debut ‘The Whisperer’ is supple, solid mainstream jazz full of quality Wolfe originals and strong support from his backing band.

Leslie Johnson – The Leslie Johnson Project (2015)

Leslie Johnson – The Leslie Johnson Project (2015)

The Leslie Johnson Project finds this formidable Texas talent making passionate, funky and forward-leaning music firmly rooted in jazz and funk.

Sasha’s Bloc + Jane Monheit, “Feels Like Jazz” (2015): Exclusive Something Else! stream

Sasha’s Bloc + Jane Monheit, “Feels Like Jazz” (2015): Exclusive Something Else! stream

Take a pre-war jazz era-inspired journey with this Jane Monheit-sung exclusive advance stream from the new album by Sasha’s Bloc.

Jerry Kalaf – Welcome to Earth (2015)

Jerry Kalaf – Welcome to Earth (2015)

‘Welcome to Earth’ features three different bands, a sextet and two trios, with composer, arranger and drummer Jerry Kalaf’s melodic sense at the heart of everything.

Aaron Comess, “Resolution” from Aaron Comess Quintet (2015): Exclusive stream

Aaron Comess, “Resolution” from Aaron Comess Quintet (2015): Exclusive stream

Aaron Comess takes on a John Coltrane classic in this exclusive advance stream from his forthcoming scorcher of an album, ‘Aaron Comess Quintet.’

Rudresh Mahanthappa – Bird Calls (2015)

Rudresh Mahanthappa – Bird Calls (2015)

Here is a review of ‘Bird Calls,’ a creative tribute by alto sax great Rudresh Mahanthappa to his primary inspiration Charlie Parker.

Gilad Atzmon + the Orient House Ensemble – The Whistle Blower (2015)

Gilad Atzmon + the Orient House Ensemble – The Whistle Blower (2015)

Gilad Atzmon and his Orient House Ensemble have been busy in their musical kitchen, cooking up a delightful menu. Time to dig in!

Daniel Bennett Group – The Mystery at Clown Castle (2015)

Daniel Bennett Group – The Mystery at Clown Castle (2015)

‘The Mystery at Clown Castle’ feels a lot braver than the last album from this group, as Daniel Bennett begins to establish himself as a true bandleader.

Jon Davis – Moving Right Along (2015)

Jon Davis – Moving Right Along (2015)

‘Moving Right Along’ is another high quality trio date from veteran pianist and composer Jon Davis.

Daniel Rosenboom – Astral Transference and Seven Dreams (2015)

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.