Friday, March 23, 2018


Robi Botos - Old Soul

Robi Botos · Old Soul

The Hungarian-born, Canadian pianist, Robi Botos won the 2004 edition of what is now called the Parmigiani Montreux Jazz Piano Competition and, we know...
The Scott Hamilton Trio: Live at Pyatt Hall

The Scott Hamilton Trio · Live at Pyatt Hall

It seems that even if you wonder how many more times a Jazz standard might be recorded – much less ten of them –...
Ori Dagan: Nathaniel

Ori Dagan · Nathaniel

No singer, not even Andy Bey, or his brother Freddy sang with the kind of molten fire as Nat King Cole. And Ori Dagan,...
Dave Young Terry Promane Octet Vol. 2

Dave Young Terry Promane Octet · Volume 2

The quality of this playing is altogether excellent. Dave Young and Terry Promane together with the musicians of their powerhouse octet take nothing for...
Nick Maclean Quartet - Rites of Ascension

Nick Maclean Quartet · Rites of Ascension

Much has been said about Rites of Ascension by the Nick MacLean Quartet being a homage to the music of Herbie Hancock, and that...
Jodi Proznick: Sun Songs

Jodi Proznick Presents · Sun Songs

It is so rare to come across an album of music which draws you almost instantly to its beating heart, and by that one...
Teri Parker: In the Past

Teri Parker Presents · In the Past

Teri Parker may be a pianist, but it is clear from the music of In the Past that she is first and foremost a...
Cory Weeds: Let's Groove - The Music of Earth Wind & Fire

Cory Weeds · Let’s Groove – The Music Of Earth Wind & Fire

Take away the sinuous vocalastics of Philip Bailey and the rollicking bass lines of Verdine White and replace them with the consummate acuity and...
Holly Blazina: Transcendencia

Holly Blazina · Transcendencia

With this relatively short, but breathtaking programme on Transcendencia the Canadian Flamenco guitarist Holly Blazina has joined herself inextricably to the beating heart of...
Sultans of String: Christmas Caravan

Sultans of String · Christmas Caravan

To the extent that the feast of Christmas is universally celebrated it would make eminent sense to create a soundtrack for the season –...