Going Up: Story Elevation by Leonisa Ardizzone

Multi-instrumentalist Leonisa Ardizzone believes in a world with fluid musical boundaries; that’s why in her latest release “All in Good Time” she delicately re-threads a Go-Go’s staple (“Our Lips are Sealed”) and adds new coloration to The Smiths’ “Girl Afraid.” Ardizzone’s crystal-clear vocals and intuitively placed phrasing make this album  extremely accessible. “Cyclone” is a... Continue Reading →

Nuanced Fusion from the Warren Galea Trio

  Having traveled countless miles from the island of Malta to Brooklyn, guitarist Warren Galea gained an appreciation for contrasting time signatures: not only in the pace of life but in his music. Mixing meters and different rhythmic elements in the same song is a theme that runs throughout his newest album aptly named “The... Continue Reading →

Glissing from Sweetness to Swing

Trained very young on classical music for violin, the UK’s John Pearce slid over to the jazz side in college. He’s never denied his roots; a deep-seated appreciation for classical composition crops up in his playing even today in his exciting debut release **SEPTEMBER 18** titled “Just Friends.” With tracks light and airy, he brings... Continue Reading →

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