Album Reviews

Smith,Taborn & Maneri – The Bell

Smith,Taborn & Maneri – The Bell

Ches Smith, Craig Taborn and Mat Maneri offer us a new fresh album The Bell. They are New York’s most imaginative left-field musicians, drummer/vibraphonist Ches Smith, pianist Craig Taborn and tone-bending viola player Mat Maneri. The album has 8 songs, and it was released ...

Milena Staniskovska

January 20th, 2016

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Charles Lloyd & The Marvels – I Long to see you

Charles Lloyd & The Marvels – I Long to see you

“I Long To See You” is a new masterpiece of Charles Lloyd, with the new and refreshing The Marvels. The album is released on January 15, 2016, by Blue Note. While we all know the legendary Charles, The Marvels is a new band featuring guitarist Bill Frisell and ...

Milena Staniskovska

January 18th, 2016

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Kenny G Brazilian Nights

Kenny G Brazilian Nights

Kenneth Bruce Gorelick or better known as Kenny G, is an outstanding American saxophonist. He started his career very young a s a sideman for Barry White’s Love Unlimited Orchestra in 1973, and do this day he has many albums, that show the talented musician he is. ...

Milena Staniskovska

January 13th, 2016

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George Benson The Ultimate Collection

George Benson The Ultimate Collection

George Benson presents us his new Ultimate Collection. The CD was released on April 21st 2015. It has 36 songs that are devided in two CDs. The label is Rhino. This collection features George Benson’s greatest hits, like The Greatest Love Of All, 20/20, Love X Love, Lady ...

Milena Staniskovska

January 12th, 2016

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Stanley Clarke, Bireli Lagrene,Jean-Luc Ponty present  D-stringz

Stanley Clarke, Bireli Lagrene,Jean-Luc Ponty present D-stringz

Bassist Stanley Clarke, Violinist Jean-Luc Ponty, and guitarist Biréli Lagrène released their trio recording, D-Stringz.The album was released on November 6th 2015, by Verve label. The first time this trio combined was in 2012 for the all-star concert marking Ponty’s 50-year

Milena Staniskovska

January 3rd, 2016

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A Very Swingin’ Basie Christmas! by The Count Basie Orchestra

A Very Swingin’ Basie Christmas! by The Count Basie Orchestra

The Count Basie Orchestra is a 16 to 18 piece big band. William “Count Basie” (1904-1984) started his orchestra in Kansas City in 1935, and proceeded to develop and maintain one of the greatest jazz orchestras in music history, and in 2015 for their 80th anniversary they ...

Milena Staniskovska

January 3rd, 2016

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Maria Schneider Orchestra, The Thompson Fields

Maria Schneider Orchestra, The Thompson Fields

There is nothing more poverful than a jazz orchestra, and that a fact proven by Maria Schneider. Maria Schneider is an American composer and big-band-leader. The Thompson Fields is the newest long awaiting project that came with a big bang, thanks to the power of the ...

Milena Staniskovska

December 26th, 2015

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Blake Aaron “Soul Stories”

Blake Aaron “Soul Stories”

Blake Aaron is a one man with many abilities, he’s a guitarist, composer, recording artist and radio show host. In May this year he released his 4th full length CD, “Soul Stories“, and his first completely selfproduced solo project.The album was released by ...

Milena Staniskovska

December 22nd, 2015

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Jay Soto “Veritas”

Jay Soto “Veritas”

Jay Soto is an American smooth jazz guitarist. He’s also a composer, songwriter, producer, pianist, music instructor and church music director. After his great albums, Long Time Coming (2005), Stay Awhile (2007), Mesmerized (2009), Morning Glory (2013),The Best of… ...

Milena Staniskovska

December 11th, 2015

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Lee Ritenour  will make your mind twist, with the album “A Twist Of Rit”

Lee Ritenour will make your mind twist, with the album “A Twist Of Rit”

Lee Mack Ritenour amazes us again with nis new album “A Twist Of Rit”, wich was released on the 21st of August 2015. As with the Jobim tribute album “A Twist of Jobim” and Ritenour’s “A Twist of Marley” and “A Twist of Motown”, the guitarist’s new “A Twist of Rit” highlights

Milena Staniskovska

November 11th, 2015

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