Category: Reviews

Angel D’Cuba: Heritage

Vocalist/percussionist Angel D’Cuba leads an energetic band that mixes celebratory grooves with some funky horn accents on this release. He sings in both English and Spanish, the former on an excitingly soulful “Can’t Hide Love” that reveals a hip horn…

Matt Herskowitz: Upstairs

Recorded in concert at the Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill in Montreal on a single night in 2011, this disc is an impressive solo performance by pianist Matt Herskowitz. He’s got a classical touch, style and penchant on this evening’s…

Myriad3: Tell

This album by the trio Myriad3 tells you volumes about the influence of Brad Mehldau and the wake of his music. Since the days of bebop, trios have either been things like the Bud Powell influenced  “Mow, Blow and Go”…

Eberhard Weber: Resume’

Best known for his work with Jan Garbarek, bassist Eberhard Weber leads the way here with a collection of concert recordings with Garbaerek in the sideman role of sax and flute and Michael diPasque keeping things together with percussion and…