The energy is like sunlight and presses on with a jazzy insistence. On vibes, the masterful mallets of Claudio Piselli dance and spin through eight flaming tracks. His band’s new CD called Love the Sunshine has hit the airwaves with style. The song “But the Beat Goes On” spotlights the amazing vocals of Oumy N’Diaye ... Continue Reading →
All Who Listen Have Fortunate Ears: “The Silent Call” from Szabolcs Oláh
He is a jazz guitarist, composer and arranger based in Hungary who started his musical life on violin. Five lush, involving, intricate yet astoundingly listenable tracks make up Szabolcs Oláh’s new CD, “The Silent Call.” Some of the most beautiful new music this reviewer has ever heard. Oláh’s classical roots show through in music that... Continue Reading →
Short and Sweet and Hot and Spicy: Straight Talk on “Prim and Primal” from Adam Nolan
With grunts and growls and poppin’ those harmonics, alto/tenor sax player Adam Nolan from Ireland waxes poetic on his new CD called “Prim and Primal” with his trio, comprised of Derek Whyte on bass and Dominic Mullan on drums. “The Magic Carpet” turns arpeggios inside out while the bass stays strong and true; drums stir,... Continue Reading →
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