June 11, 2018

Alchemy Sound Project; Adventures in Time and Space www.alchemysoundproject.com Here is an interesting CD that came for review. It’s hard to classify as jazz or classical. So, maybe it is best to leave it unclassified and just describe. This is the second collaborative recording for this group. Performers include Samantha Boshnack, trumpet and flugelhorn; Erica[…]

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June 11, 2018

On The Levee Jazz Band; Swinging New Orleans Jazz Big Al Records www.ontheleveejazz.com It is with great pleasure that I have opportunity to review this wonderful CD. The leader of this outstanding group is long-time drummer Hal Smith, also a long-time personal friend, so I have confessed my bias in the second sentence. In November[…]

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May 17, 2018

Chick Corea. Phoebe Snow. Herbie Hancock. Gerald Albright. Those are the jazz legends soon to be under the tribute spotlight of our monthly Jazz Gumbos, as announced by president Fred Domulot, who just released the lineups for June, July and August. (Of course, don’t forget the already-announced tribute to guitarist Grant Green, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday,[…]

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