Jazz

OKB Trio: The Ing…

by Elberton Cisnero What happens when three friends come together to play a gig and the result is so profound it forms a new super…


Pam Brennan: Moonglow

by Bea Willis Pam Brennan is a relatively unknown name in the jazz genre, but one that should with Moonglow begin to show luster.  Tackling…



Matt Lemmler: Love

by Bea Willis Everyone involved in jazz knows the significance that New Orleans has on jazz.  It is a very special gumbo of traditional Dixieland,…


Hughes Smith Quintet : Motion

by Elberton Cisnero Hughes Smith Quintet is a Detroit based ensemble that has that hard-bop Detroit sound deep within their bones.  The leaders Jimmy Smith…



Gabe Evens: The Wrong Waltz

by Elberton Cisnero An Assistant Professor of Jazz Piano, Composition and Arranging at the University of Louisville, Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies Program, Gabe Evens is…



Renee Rosnes: Beloved of the Sky

by Tom Faddis Pianist and composer Renee Rosnes takes inspiration from painter Emily Carr on her new album, Beloved of the Sky. The album with…


Joe Mongelli: Washashore

by Bea Willis Massachusetts based trumpet/flugelhorn player Joe Mongelli leads a great group through a set of ten well-known standards with hip arrangements entitled, WashAshore….